Day: 15 of Nelson Mandela's Most Inspiring
- Mandela Day is marked around the world
on July 18 to celebrate the birthday of Nelson
Mandela, the late president of South Africa and
Nobel Peace Prize winner.
In his 95
years, Mandela inspired countless individuals.
Here is a collection of quotes that personify
"Difficulties break some men but make others. No
axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of a sinner
who keeps on trying, one armed with the hope
that he will rise even in the end."
always seems impossible until it's done."
3) "If I
had my time over I would do the same again. So
would any man who dares call himself a man."
4) "I like
friends who have independent minds because they
tend to make you see problems from all angles."
leaders must be ready to sacrifice all for the
freedom of their people."
fundamental concern for others in our individual
and community lives would go a long way in
making the world the better place we so
passionately dreamt of."
"Everyone can rise above their circumstances and
achieve success if they are dedicated to and
passionate about what they do."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you
can use to change the world."
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."
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."
"Resentment is like drinking poison and then
hoping it will kill your enemies."
from the back — and let others believe they are
not judge me by my successes, judge me by how
many times I fell down and got back up again."
hate race discrimination most intensely and in
all its manifestations. I have fought it all
during my life; I fight it now, and will do so
until the end of my days."
good head and a good heart are always a
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The Mandela they are not comfortable "quoting"