"Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Nelson Mandela on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Nelson Mandela on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Nelson Mandela on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Nelson Mandela on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Nelson Mandela on Mark Twain
"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."