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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remained committed to nonviolence; I followed the Gandhian strategy
for as long as I could.
- Force is the only
language the imperialists can hear, and no country became free without
some sort of violence.
- Gandhi himself
never ruled out violence absolutely and unreservedly. He conceded the
necessity of arms in certain situations.
- If there is a country
that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United
States of America. They don't care for human beings.
- Sometimes it falls
upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation.
- I wanted to be
known as Mandela, a man with weaknesses, some of which are fundamental,
and a man who is committed, but, nevertheless, sometimes fails to live
up to expectations.
- Thinking too well
of people often allows them to behave better than they otherwise would.
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