6 Inspiring Nelson Mandela Quotes.

Via on Jul 18, 2012

Update: RIP, Nelson Mandela.

Relephant: The Poem that got Nelson Mandela through 27 years in Prison (and 12 Wisdom Quotes from Madiba himself).

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

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

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

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

“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.”

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