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Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela; born Mvezo, Oost-Kaap, 18 July 1918 - Johannesburg, 5 December 2013) is a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999 and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.  He was imprisoned for 27 years for his armed fight against apartheid. In South Africa he is considered the "Father of the Fatherland". In his home land he is also known as Madiba, his name of the Thembu Kings clan.

Wednesday Jul 3, 2019

Nelson Mandela: Imposible??

It always seems impossible until its done.

Friday May 3, 2019

Nelson Mandela: Courage and fear

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.

Tuesday Aug 12, 2014

Nelson Mandela: Human Rights

To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.

Friday Aug 1, 2014

Nelson Mandela: blood and brains

In countries where innocent people are dying, the leaders are following their blood rather than their brains.

Wednesday Feb 12, 2014

Nelson Mandela: Play big

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.

Wednesday Feb 5, 2014

Nelson Mandela: Your Enemy

If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.

Tuesday Jan 28, 2014

Nelson Mandela: To be free

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.

Wednesday Jan 15, 2014

Nelson Mandela: Hills to climb

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

Tuesday Jan 7, 2014

Nelson Mandela: A formidable combination

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.

Tuesday Dec 31, 2013

Nelson Mandela: Use Time Wisely

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

Thursday Dec 26, 2013

Nelson Mandela: Forgiving

Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.

Thursday Oct 17, 2013

Nelson Mandela: Use the right langage

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.