Nelson Mandela Quotes

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.

Nelson Mandela

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

Nelson Mandela

And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same

Nelson Mandela

It was the government that should have been told to refrain from its inhuman policy of violence and massacre, not the African people .... It was further argued that it is wrong and indefensible for a political Organization to repudiate picketing, whi

Nelson Mandela

A leader is like a shepherd...staying behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.

Nelson Mandela

We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.

Nelson Mandela

As a leader... I have always endeavored to listen to what each and every person in a discussion had to say before venturing my own opinion. Oftentimes, my own opinion will simply represent a con-sensus of what I heard in the discussion. I always remember the axiom: a leader is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.

Nelson Mandela

The so-called ‘Palestinian autonomous areas’ are bantustans. These are restricted entities within the power structure of the Israeli apartheid system.

Nelson Mandela

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.

Nelson Mandela

Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another.

Nelson Mandela

Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.

Nelson Mandela

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.

Nelson Mandela

Only free men can negotiate. Prisoners cannot enter into contracts.

Nelson Mandela

The so-called Palestinian autonomous areas are bantustans. These are restricted entities within the power structure of the Israeli apartheid system.

Nelson Mandela

I cannot conceive of Israel withdrawing if Arab states do not recognize Israel, within secure borders.

Nelson Mandela

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