As the world mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela, we look back at his life and reflect on what a powerful figure he was in history. Here are some of Nelson Mandela’s most inspirational quotes about education, leadership and life.
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.
If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
It always seems impossible until its done.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
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.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
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.
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.