Nelson Mandela Quotes

27 Nelson Mandela quotes:

"Where poverty exists, there is not true freedom, ... The world is hungry for action, not words. I am proud to wear the symbol of this global cause to action."
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Education is the great engine of personal development. It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor, that a son of a mineworker can become the head of the mine, that a child of farm workers can become the president..."
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"I regard it as a duty which I owed, not just to my people, but also to my profession, to the practice of law, and to the justice for all mankind, to cry out against this discrimination which is essentially unjust and opposed to the whole basis of the attitude towards justice which is part of the tradition of legal training in this country. I believed that in taking up a stand against this injustice I was upholding the dignity of what should be an honorable profession."
"Of all the observations I have made on the strike, none has brought forth so much heat and emotion as the stress and emphasis we put on non- violence. Our most loyal supporters, whose courage and devotion has never been doubted, unanimously and stren"
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Emotions Quotes
"a man of extraordinary vision and deep principled commitment to the cause of peace."
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Commitment Quotes
"There was much in such a society that was primitive and insecure and it certainly could never measure up to the demands of the present epoch. But in such a society are contained the seeds of revolutionary democracy in which none will be held in slave"
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"truly non-racist and non-sexist democracy."
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"We need to exert ourselves that much more, and break out of the vicious cycle of dependence imposed on us by the financially powerful: those in command of immense market power and those who dare to fashion the world in their own image"
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Dependence Quotes
"Our continent must be allowed to do its own things, charting its course and destiny."
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Destiny Quotes
"You know you are really famous when becoming a comic character,"
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"You know you are famous when you discover you have become a comic book character,"
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Those South Africans who berate me for being loyal to our friends, literally they can go and throw themselves into a pool. I am not going to betray the trust of those who helped us."
"As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others."
"And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same."
"There is no such thing as part freedom"
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment."
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"The time comes in the life of any nation when there remains only two choices - submit or fight. That time has now come to South Africa. We shall not submit and we have no choice but to hit back by all means in our power in defense of our people..."
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special."
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"The Free State Landscape gladdens my heart, no matter what my mood. When I am here I feel that nothing can shut me in and that my thoughts can roam as far as the horizons."
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"I am accusing the truth commission of being abused and not performing the task which it was supposed to perform,"
Author: Mandela Quotes Category: Truth Quotes

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