50+ Quotes of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela was born on 18 July 1918, Mvezo, South Africa and passed away on 5 December 2013, Houghton Estate, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa was a South African politician, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He got awarded with awards great awards like Nobel Peace Prize, Bharat Ratna and some more.

Some quotes by Nelson Mandela are as follows:-

“If we are to build a democracy worthy of the name, then we shall have to ensure that it brings real material improvements in the lives of the majority of South Africans whose poverty is the legacy of their oppressions.” – Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela quotes on forgiveness

“Forgiveness liberates the soul. It removes fear. That is why it is such a powerful weapon.” – Nelson Mandela

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“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”- Nelson Mandela

“As long as poverty, injustice, and gross inequality persists in our world, none of us can truly rest.” – Nelson Mandela

“I never lose. I either win or learn.” – Nelson Mandela

“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”- Nelson Mandela

“It’s in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it”- Nelson Mandela

“Freedom cannot be achieved unless the women have been emancipated from all forms of oppression.”- Nelson Mandela

“If people can learn to hate they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” – Nelson Mandela

“A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.” – Nelson Mandela

“It is not the kings and generals that make history, but the masses of the people.” – Nelson Mandela

“Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation” – Nelson Mandela

“I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.” – Nelson Mandela

“There can be no greater gift than that of giving one’s time & energy to help others without expecting anything in return.” – Nelson Mandela

“May Your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela

“When people are determined they can overcome anything.” – Nelson Mandela

“Man’s goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished ” – Nelson Mandela

“We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” – Nelson Mandela

“If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.” – Nelson Mandela

“There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela

“Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listenin.” – Nelson Mandela

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.” – Nelson Mandela

“Our society needs to re-establish a culture of caring.” – Nelson Mandela

“You take the front line when there is danger, then people will appreciate your leadership.” — Nelson Mandela

“It is not beyond our power to create a world in which all children have access to a good education”- Nelson Mandela

“A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.” – Nelson Mandela

“Fools multiply when wise men are silent” – Nelson Mandela

“Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.” – Nelson Mandela

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

“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 the fear.” – Nelson Mandela

“We know too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians.” – Nelson Mandela

“Money would not create success, the freedom to make it will.” – Nelson Mandela

“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” – Nelson Mandela

“After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.” – Nelson Mandela

“As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest.” – Nelson Mandela

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.” – Nelson Mandela

“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable.” – Nelson Mandela

“Courageous people don’t fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.” – Nelson Mandela

“One cannot be prepared for something while secretly believing it will not happen.” – Nelson Mandela

“When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.” – Nelson Mandela

“Every one can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.” –  Nelson Mandela

“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.” – Nelson Mandela

“No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background or his religion.” – Nelson Mandela

“Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front.” – Nelson Mandela

“I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.” – Nelson Mandela

“If you talk a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head, If you talk to him in his language that goes to his heart.” – Nelson Mandela

“As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.” – Nelson Mandela

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but rising every time we fail.” – Nelson Mandela

“Once a person is determined to help themselves, there is nothing that can stop them.” – Nelson Mandela

“We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” – Nelson Mandela

“What counts in the life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” – Nelson Mandela

“It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another.” – Nelson Mandela

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