Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. Here you can see some of his best quotes.

“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.”


“If you talk to 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.”


“In countries where innocent people are dying, the leaders are following their blood rather than their brains.”


“It is wise to persuade people to do things and make them think it was their own idea.”


“No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.”


“I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people.”


“I cannot say for certain if there is such a thing as love at first sight, but I do know that the moment I first glimpsed Winnie Nomzamo, I knew that I wanted to have her as my wife.”


“It always seems impossible until its done.”


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

Source: BrainyQuote

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