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."
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Quotes from Nelson Mandela
- It is what we
make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one
person from another.
- A nation should
not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens but its lowest ones.
- Any man that tries
to rob me of my dignity will lose.
- I have always believed
that exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of
- It was during those
long and lonely years that my hunger for the freedom of my own people
became a hunger for the freedom of all people, white and black.
- A man who takes
away another man's freedom is a prisoner of hatred, he is locked behind
the bars of prejudice and narrow-mindedness.
- I am not truly
free if I am taking away someone else's freedom.
- Nonviolence was
the official stance of all major African coalitions, and the South African
A.N.C. remained implacably opposed to violence for most of its existence.
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