Nelson Mandela:

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Nelson Mandela was a South African Anti-apartheid Revolutionary political leader, who was born on 18 July 1918 in a village of Mvezo in Umtata. He also served his services as a president of South Africa in 1994  to 1999 and he was the first black man who was the head of state.  He fought his entire life for the freedom of South African’s black and coloured population from opposition imposed by the minority government, for this purpose he had spent 27 years of his life as a prisoner. After achieving his goals to eliminate the differencing factor on the basis of colour he becomes the part of history as a legendary leader and died in 2013.

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Nelson Mandela Motivational Quotes:

1.  Once a person is determined to help themselves, there is nothing that can stop them.

2. Your Playing small does not serve the world. There’s nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you.

3. Peace is the greatest weapon for development that any person can have.

4. It is music and dancing that make me at peace with the world.

5. I could not imagine that the future I was walking toward could compare in any way to the past that I was leaving behind.

6. No single person can liberate a country. You can only liberate a country if you act as a collective.

7. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

8. We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.

9. There are few misfortunes in this world that you can not turn into a personal triumph if you have the iron will and the necessary skills.

10. Success in politics demands that you must take your people into confidence about your views and state them very clearly, very politely, very calmly, but nevertheless, state them openly.

11. Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.

12. If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.

13. Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.

14. For a revolution is not just a question of pulling a trigger; its purpose is to create a fair just society.

15. Your victory has demonstrated that no person anywhere in the world should not dare to dream of wanting to change the world for a better place.

 16. Having resentment against someone is like drinking poison and thinking it will kill your enemy.

17. It is most unusual to return to a place that has changed in ways you yourself have altered.

18.  A freedom fighter learns the hard way that it is the oppressor who defines the nature of the struggle, and the oppressed is often left no recourse but use methods that mirror those of the oppressor. At a point, one can only fight fire with fire.

19.  No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.

20. What freedom am I being offered while the organization of the people remains banned? Only free men can negotiate. A prisoner can not enter into contacts.

21. Life has a way of forcing decisions on those who vacillate.

22. In some ways, it is easier to be a dissident, for then one is without responsibility.

23. For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.

24. When you are young and strong… You can stay alive on your hatred …but realized later. They can take everything from me except my mind and heart.

25. If I had my time over I would do the same again, so would any man who dares call himself a man.


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