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Nelson Mandela Quotes



Quotes by Nelson Mandela - (20 quotes)

Nelson Mandela - From the Change category:

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Courage category:

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. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Education category:

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Failure category:

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Fear category:

-misattributed to inaugural speech, 1994 - quote by Marianne Williamson, Return to Love, 1992...
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you Not to be? (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Fire category:

- Long Walk to Freedom, 1994...
Man's goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Freedom category:

-misattributed to inaugural speech, 1994 - quote by Marianne Williamson, Return to Love, 1992...
As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Friendship category:

I like friends who have independent minds because they tend to make you see problems from all angles. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Goodness category:

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Humanity category:

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

Nelson Mandela - From the Impossibilities category:

It always seems impossible until its done. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Knowledge category:

Learn to know yourself... to search realistically and regularly the processes of your own mind and feelings. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Leadership category:

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. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Money category:

Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Optimism category:

Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun, one's feet moving forward. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Passion category:

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)

Nelson Mandela - From the Perseverance category:

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

Nelson Mandela - From the Prosperity category:

Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Talent category:

-misattributed to inaugural speech, 1994 - quote by Marianne Williamson, Return to Love, 1992...
You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the World. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is not just in some of us, it is in everyone. (Nelson Mandela)

Nelson Mandela - From the Time category:

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