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>
- Ignoranceand a person's inability to see what unites us instead
of only those things that divide us.
- There is nobody more dangerous than one who has been humiliated,
even when you humiliate him rightly.
- Those of us in the fight against apartheid
changed many people who hated us because they discovered that we respected
- I learned to have
the patience to listen when people put forward their views, even if
I think those views are wrong.
- If you don't allow
people to contribute, to offer their point of view, or to criticize
what has been put before them, then they can never like you.
- I'm not just saying
this out of humility, but some of those men were more intelligent and
more determined as fighters for freedom than I was.
- If you are humble,
you are no threat to anybody.
- If you want the
cooperation of humans around you, you must make them feel they are importantand
you do that by being genuine and humble.
- True, but we must
teach people that when they've been wronged, they must talk to their
enemies and resolve their differences for the sake of peace.
- You tend to attract
integrity and honor if that is how you regard those with whom you work.
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