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  • 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)

  • Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.
    (Nelson Mandela)

  • Everything before then was written off as savagery or barbarism. Any story that involved heroism was about white people,
    (Nelson Mandela)

  • I told the relatives that he would go to a country trusted by Britain and the United States to serve his full sentence, and the length of the sentence would be determined by the Scottish authorities,
    (Nelson Mandela)

  • 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.
    (Nelson Mandela)


  • 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
    (Nelson Mandela)

  • 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.
    (Nelson Mandela)

  • If each and every party involved in those commissions had asked me to testify, it would have completely undermined the function of government.
    (Nelson Mandela)

  • The international community ... also made an important contribution to this struggle, ... not least through the imposition of economic and other sanctions.
    (Nelson Mandela)

  • I am accusing the truth commission of being abused and not performing the task which it was supposed to perform,
    (Nelson Mandela)

  • During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people, I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons li
    (Nelson Mandela)

  • Heads of state and their first ladies must be in the forefront of the campaign to fight AIDS,
    (Nelson Mandela)

  • Such leaders have not perished. They are coming up in droves and inspire an entire continent,
    (Nelson Mandela)

  • I cannot conceive of Israel withdrawing if Arab states do not recognize Israel, within secure borders.
    (Nelson Mandela)

  • 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.
    (Nelson Mandela)


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