Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
It always seems impossible until it’s done.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
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.
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.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.