South Africa is moving in the right direction, ... We should have confidence that there are great days ahead.
More Quotes from Nelson Mandela:Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.
There is no reason at all for any of our citizens to seek redress through violence, ... It will be the height of folly for anyone to seek to provoke the patience of a people who have elected, against their own deep emotions, to forgive and reconcile.
In my country we go to prison first and then become President.
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 and Forgiveness.
How can I be expected to believe that this same racial discrimination which has been the cause of so much injustice and suffering right through the years, should now operate here to give me a fair and open trial.... consider myself neither morally nor legally obliged to obey laws made by a Parliament in which I am not represented. That the will of the people is the basis of the authority of government, is a principle universally acknowledged as sacred throughout the civilized world.
truly non-racist and non-sexist democracy.
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Any time the Western way of war can be unleashed on an enemy stupid enough to enter its arena, victory is assured.
Victor Davis Hanson
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.