Find the best quotes by Nelson Mandela.
There is no such thing as part freedom.
Nonviolence is a good policy when the conditions permit.
Prison life, fortunately, I spent a lot of years, about 18 years with other prisoners, and, as I say, they enriched your soul.
I have always regarded myself, in the first place, as an African patriot.
When I came to Johannesburg from the countryside, I knew nobody, but many strangers were very kind to me. I then was dragged into politics,…
The titanic effort that has brought liberation to South Africa, and ensured the total liberation of Africa, constitutes an act of redemption for the black…
Before I went to jail, I was active in politics as a member of South Africa’s leading organization – and I was generally busy from…
I made a mistake by being ejected from the presidency. Next time, I will choose a Cabinet which will allow me to be life President.
Sometimes, I feel like one who is on the sidelines, who has missed life itself.
Give a child love, laughter and peace, not AIDS.
Let us give publicity to H.I.V./AIDS and not hide it, because the only way to make it appear like a normal illness like TB, like…
It is wise to persuade people to do things and make them think it was their own idea.
I am confident that nobody… will accuse me of selfishness if I ask to spend time, while I am still in good health, with my…
I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.
My son has died of AIDS.
Intervention only works when the people concerned seem to be keen for peace.
I was first imprisoned in Pretoria, and then, thereafter, I was taken to Robben Island. I stayed there for a couple of weeks. I was…
Only free men can negotiate. A prisoner cannot enter into contracts.
If you are poor, you are not likely to live long.
I can’t pretend that I’m brave and that I can beat the whole world.
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