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Quotes by Nelson Mandela:

Bad leaders
In countries where innocent people are dying, the leaders are following their blood rather than their brains.
Nelson Mandela | leadership

Becoming president
In my country we go to prison first and then become President.
Nelson Mandela | leadership

Developing a country
No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.
Nelson Mandela | education

Does anybody really think so?
Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had because they didn't have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
Nelson Mandela | strength

Forgiving
Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.
Nelson Mandela | war and peace

Formidable combination
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
Nelson Mandela | education

Globalization
Where globalization means, as it so often does, that the rich and powerful now have new means to further enrich and empower themselves at the cost of the poorer and weaker, we have a responsibility to protest in the name of universal freedom.
Nelson Mandela | freedom

Good leaders
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don't have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.
Nelson Mandela | leadership

How leadership is appreciated
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
Nelson Mandela | leadership

Impossible
It always seems impossible until its done.
Nelson Mandela | motivational

Intervention
Intervention only works when the people concerned seem to be keen for peace.
Nelson Mandela | war and peace

It goes to his heart
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.
Nelson Mandela | language

Making peace
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
Nelson Mandela | war and peace

Missing life
Sometimes, I feel like one who is on the sidelines, who has missed life itself.
Nelson Mandela | life

Mistake
Unlike some politicians, I can admit to a mistake.
Nelson Mandela | politics

Nonviolence
Nonviolence is a good policy when the conditions permit.
Nelson Mandela | war and peace

Not a messiah
I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.
Nelson Mandela | leadership

Not a prophet
I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people.
Nelson Mandela | leadership

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

Part freedom
There is no such thing as part freedom.
Nelson Mandela | freedom

Success
Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will.
Nelson Mandela | money

The most powerful weapon
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela | education

To be free
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 | freedom

Treatment of children
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
Nelson Mandela | children

Walk to freedom
There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.
Nelson Mandela | freedom

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