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20 Inspirational Quotes by Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela Quote about Education

1. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

2. “A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.”

3. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

4. “A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.”

5. “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.”

6. “Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.”

7. “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.”

8. “I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.”

9. “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”

10. “If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.”

11.  “After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.”

12. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

13. “When people are determined they can overcome anything.”

14. “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity, it is an act of justice.”

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

16. “Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.”

17. “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.”

18. “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.”

19. “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”

20. “I like friends who have independent minds because they tend to make you see problems from all angles.”

Nelson Mandela Biography

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Nelson Mandela 1918 - 2013