Nelson Mandela Motivational Quotes

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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Abraham Lincoln Inspiring Quotes

Abraham Lincoln:

abraham photoAbraham LincoIn (12 February 1809 __ April 15, 1865) was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky. He was a lawyer and also served his services as a 16th President of the United States Of America, Lincoln kept the US as united and freed black Americans from slavery. LincoIn started his political career in 1834 and was elected to Illinois state legislature as a member of the Whig Party. In 1844, Abraham Lincoln partnered with William Herndon in the practice of law later he was assassinated by a well-known actor John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C.

He was a visionary personality and to share you his quotes we have collected some of his Inspirational Quotes Online which will help you to get Inspiration & Motivation as well.

Abraham Lincoln Inspiring Quotes:

1. As an individual who undertakes to live by borrowing soon finds his original means devoured by interest, and next to no one left to borrow from – so must it be with a government.


2. I fear explanations explanatory of things explained.


3. I claim not to have controlled events but confess plainly that events have controlled me.


4. Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.


5. People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.


6. Whenever there is a conflict between human rights and property rights human rights must prevail.


7. Discourage litigation, persuade your neighbours to compromise whenever you can. Point out them how the nominal winner is often a real loser – in fees, expenses, and a waste of time.


8. Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this.


9. I always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justices.


10. Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.


11. Avoid popularity if you would have peace.


12. Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.


13. You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.


14. The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The Occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise – with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. __ Message to Congress, 1862.


15. If you are resolutely determined to make a lawyer of yourself, the thing is more than half done already.


16. This is a world of compensations and he who would be no slave must consent to have a slave. Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves and, under a just God, can not long retain it.


17. Every man is proud of what he does well and no man is proud of what he does not do well. With the former, his heart is in his work and he will do twice as much of it with less fatigue. __ Speach 1859.


18. Be with a leader when he is right, stay with him when he is still right, but leave him when he is wrong.


19. Charter is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the trees are the real thing.


20. I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that’s right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.

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William Shakespeare Quotes

William Shakespeare:

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William Shakespeare was an extremely outstanding English Poet, play writer, drama writer and was also an actor. He is often known as an England National Poet and the “Bard of Avon”. He was born in 1564 AD and bought up in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. In 1585 AD, he started his successful career in London as an actor, writer and part-time owner of a playing company and as the time spent, he has started his walk toward the door of success. He has provided us many inspirational and motivational poems, novels, stories and dramas that his work in 20th and 21st is still recognised. In this blog, we are going to share some of the famous quotes of William Shakespeare from his novels and poems.

William Shakespeare Quotes:

1. It is always the vocal minority that gets the attention, and subsequently rules by sheer verbosity. __ (Love’s Labour’s Lost 5:1)


2. Tis in ourselves that we are thus or thus. Our bodies are our gardens to the which our wills are gardeners.


3. And worse I may be yet: the worst is not so long as we can say “This is the worst”.


4. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.


5. There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.


6. The sad companion, dull-eyed melancholy.


7. It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.


8. Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.


9. Better three hours too soon than a minute too late. __ The Merry Wives Of Windsor


10. Be not afraid of greatness: Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. __ Twelfth Night


11. Once more unto the breach, dear friend, once more; or close the wall up with our English dead! In peace, there’s nothing so become a man As modest stillness and humility: But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger.


12. I count myself in nothing else so happy as in a soul remembering my good friends.


13. Good company, good wine, good welcome, can make good people.


14. I love you with so much of my heart that none is left to protest.


15. You speak an infinite deal of nothing.


16. Crowed die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.


17. Love me or hate me, both are in my favour… If you love me, I’ll always be in your heart… If you hate me, I’ll always be in your mind.


18. Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow.


19. Time is very slow for who wait. Very fast for who are scared. Very long for who lament. Very short for those who celebrate. But for those who love, time is eternal.


20. He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker spare him; if stronger, spare thyself.


21. Come not between the dragon and his wrath.


22. Don’t waste your love on somebody who doesn’t value it.


23. The meaning of life is to find your gift, the purpose of life is to give it away.


24. When we are born we cry that we have come to this great stage of fools. __ Shakespeare 


25. There is no darkness but ignorance. __ William Shakespeare

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