Widgets Favorite Quotations Nelson Mandela, 2 In His Own Words

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." ~ Nelson Mandela

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When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.

I am a living symbol of the white man's fear.

I learned to have the patience to listen when people put forward their views, even if I think those views are wrong.

Let there be work, bread, water, and salt for all.

As we are liberated form our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity; it is an act of justice. It is a protection of a fundamental human right the right to dignity and a decent life. While poverty persists, there is no true freedom. ~ Live 8 concert, 7/2/05

But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.

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.

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.

I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.

Rhetoric is not important. Actions are.

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