|Hope you enjoy the following quotes written by Nelson Mandela
"After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more
hills to climb."
"Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had because
they didn't have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?"
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live
in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."
"Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts.
Your freedom and mine cannot be separated."
"There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way
in which it treats its children."
"There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have
to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before
we reach the mountaintop of our desires."
"There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life
that is less than the one you are capable of living."
"There is no such thing as part freedom."
"There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to
find the ways in which you yourself have altered."
"I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing, whether
it comes from a black man or a white man."
"I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself."
"I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders
combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream
of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses."
"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
"If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they
don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections,
they want observers."
"If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also
roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness
"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.""
"If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your
enemy. Then he becomes your partner."
"In my country we go to prison first and then become President."
"It always seems impossible until its done."
"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially
when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line
when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership."
"Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will."
"Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another."
Written by Nelson Mandela
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I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can't make it through one door, I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over because there's nothing you can do about them, and why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized.
Happiness is not a feeling, it is a choice. To be happy, one must choose to be happy, not respond to a circumstance that now controls your happiness.
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