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12 Brilliant Quotes By Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.

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Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies

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We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right

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If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart

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It always seems impossible until its done

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Man’s goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished

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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world

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No one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens but its lowest ones.

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Our children are our greatest treasure. They are our future. Those who abuse them tear at the fabric of our society and weaken our nation

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I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying

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We know too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians; without the resolution of conflicts in East Timor, the Sudan and other parts of the world

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I was called a terrorist yesterday, but when I came out of jail, many people embraced me, including my enemies, and that is what I normally tell other people who say those who are struggling for liberation in their country are terrorists. I tell them that I was also a terrorist yesterday, but, today, I am admired by the very people who said I was one

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3 Responses to 12 Brilliant Quotes By Nelson Mandela

  1. kvkarunakaran May 16, 2014 at 5:23 PM #

    very good quotes

  2. mohnooh April 14, 2014 at 8:36 PM #

    Quote abt children and others are very true

  3. ADEGOKE WAHAB November 28, 2013 at 3:03 PM #

    Wallahi, they are all wise and factual