"A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don't have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Nelson Mandela on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Nelson Mandela on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Nelson Mandela on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Nelson Mandela on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Nelson Mandela on Abraham Lincoln
"I started to make a study of the art of war and revolution and, whilst abroad, underwent a course in military training. If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
"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."
"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."
"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."