Quotes from Nelson Mandela

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。
When I walked out of the prison cell towards the door leading to freedom, I have made it clear his own pain and resentment if not able to stay behind, so in fact I still in prison。


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


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。


Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world。


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


I detestracialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing, whether it comes from a black man or a white man。


I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself。


I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses。


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。


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。


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。


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


In my country we go to prison first and then become President。


It always seems impossible until its done。


It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership。


Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all。


Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement。


Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will。


Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another。


Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated。


There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children。


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。


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。


There is no such thing as part freedom。


There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered。


When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat。


Our greatest fear is not from our lack of, but because we have extraordinary strength. Let us often threatened not our weaknesses, but our strengths。


The greatest brilliance in life lies not in never falling, but fall can always rises again。


Let black and white as brothers, South Africa to the prosperityand development。


I have finished my role play, now need unknown life. I want to go back home, the village in childhood frolicking hillside walk。