"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."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Nelson Mandela on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Nelson Mandela on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Nelson Mandela on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Nelson Mandela on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Nelson Mandela on Winston Churchill
"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."