• As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.
    As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.
    ~ Nelson Mandela
  • There is no passion to be found playing small-in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
    ~ Nelson Mandela
  • There can be no greater gift than that of giving one's time and energy to help others without expecting anything in return.
    There can be no greater gift than that of giving one's time and energy to help others without expecting anything in return.
    ~ Nelson Mandela
  • Fools multiply when wise men are silent.
    Fools multiply when wise men are silent.
    ~ Nelson Mandela
  • Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.
    Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.
    ~ Nelson Mandela
  • There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.
    ~ Nelson Mandela
  • Once a person is determined to help themselves, there is nothing that can stop them.
    Once a person is determined to help themselves, there is nothing that can stop them.
    ~ Nelson Mandela
  • Once a person is determined to help themselves, there is nothing that can stop them.
    Once a person is determined to help themselves, there is nothing that can stop them.
    ~ Nelson Mandela
  • It always seems impossible, until it's done.
    It always seems impossible, until it's done.
    ~ Nelson Mandela
  • To deny people of their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.
    ~ Nelson Mandela