Nelson Mandela

((1918 - 2013) / Mvezo, Cape Province, Union of South Africa)

Nelson Mandela Quotes

  • ''“When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.” ''
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  • ''“I have never cared very much for personal prizes. A person does not become a freedom fighter in the hope of winning awards.” ''
    ― Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom
  • ''“I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.” ''
  • ''“We owe our children – the most vulnerable citizens in any society – a life free from violence and fear.” ''
  • ''“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.”
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  • ''“Once a person is determined to help themselves, there is nothing that can stop them.” ''
  • ''“Peace is the greatest weapon for development that any person can have.” ''
  • ''“Your playing small does not serve the world. Theres nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people wont feel insecure around you.” ''
  • ''“Lead from the front — but don t leave your base behind.” ''
  • ''“It is music and dancing that make me at peace with the world.” ''

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