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Nelson Mandela Quotes

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Nelson Mandela

1918 -
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"A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination."
"After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb"
"And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same"
"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"
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
"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"
"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"
"It always seems impossible until its done"
"Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement"
"Only free men can negotiate. Prisoners cannot enter into contracts"
"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall"
"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."
"There is no such thing as part freedom. "
"There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered. "
"When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat. "

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