Nelson Mandela Quotes
Brief author info: Nelson Mandela (1918- ) South African president A leader in antiapartheid movement; led three-day strike in 1961; sentenced to life imprisonment (1964); released (1990) to head African National Congress and lead South Africa to multiethnic policy; won election to presidency in 1994.
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It always seems impossible until it's done.
I am the captain of my soul.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Appearances matter - and remember to smile.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.
In my country, we go to prison first and then become president.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
There are times when sorrow seems the only truth.
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.