Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born on the 18th of July, 1918, in Mvezo in
the Umtata district, capital of the Transkei, on the Eastern Cape of South
Published books by Nelson Mandela include "Forging a Democratic, Nonracial
South Africa", "Long Walk to Freedom. The Autobiography of Nelson
Mandela", and "The Struggle Is My Life".
Famous Spiritual Quotes>
- You did so in the
full understanding that the American dream is a dream that all the world's
people deserve; that a new world is in the making in which humanity
should be united in its diversity of race, gender, language and religion.
- For all people
who have found themselves in the position of being in jail and trying
to transform society, forgiveness is natural because you have no time
to be retaliative.
- The ego lies in
the fact that I share it with men and women, some of whom are more capable
than me. That is my ego.
- Learn to know yourself
... to search realistically and regularly the processes of your own
mind and feelings.
- One of the most
difficult things is not to change society - but to change yourself.
- Religion is one
of the most important forces in the world. Whether you are a Christian,
a Muslim, a Buddhist, a Jew, or a Hindu, religion is a great force,
and it can help one have command of one's own morality, one's own behavior,
and one's own attitude.
- We have sufficient
cause to be cynical about humanity. We have seen enough injustice, strife,
division, suffering, and pain, and our capacity to be massively inhuman.
- It enables me to
go to bed with an enriching feeling in my soul and the belief that I
am changing myself.
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