Top 35 Nelson Mandela Quotes to Inspire You

Spread the love

Get Inspired to Make an Impact With These 35 Famous Nelson Mandela Quotes 

 

“A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.”
– nelson mandela

“Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listening.”
– nelson mandela

“It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another.”
– nelson mandela

“Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great, you can be that generation.”
– nelson mandela

“I hate race discrimination most intensely and in all its manifestations. I have fought it all during my life; I fight it now and will do so until the end of my days.”
– nelson mandela

“I have never cared very much for personal prizes. A person does not become a freedom fighter in the hope of winning awards.”
– nelson mandela

“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”
– nelson mandela

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”
– nelson mandela

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
– nelson mandela

“One cannot be prepared for something while secretly believing it will not happen.”
– nelson mandela

“I never lose. I either win or learn.”
– nelson mandela

“I like friends who have independent minds because they tend to make you see problems from all angles.”
– nelson mandela

“Man’s goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished.”
– nelson mandela

“Although I am a gregarious person, I love solitude even more.”
– nelson mandela

“Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.”
– nelson mandela

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
– nelson mandela

“Where you stand depends on where you sit.”
– nelson mandela

“I am the captain of my soul.”
– nelson mandela

“Nothing is black or white.”
– nelson mandela

“Know your enemy — and learn about his favorite sport.”
– nelson mandela

“Let your greatness blossom.”
– nelson mandela

“It is not where you start but how high you aim that matters for success.”
– nelson mandela

“Tread softly, breathe peacefully, laugh hysterically.”
– nelson mandela

“Success in politics demands that you must take your people into confidence about your views and state them very clearly, very politely, very calmly, but nevertheless, state them openly.”
– nelson mandela

“In some ways, it is easier to be a dissident, for then one is without responsibility.”
– nelson mandela

“A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.”
– nelson mandela

“Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.”
– nelson mandela

“The brave man is not the one who has no fears, he is the one who triumphs over his fears.”
– nelson mandela

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.”
– nelson mandela

“Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.”
– nelson mandela

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”
– nelson mandela

“There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.”
– nelson mandela

“I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can only rest for a moment, for with freedom come responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not ended.”
– nelson mandela

“Lead from the back — and let others believe they are in front.”
– nelson mandela

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

“Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.”
– nelson mandela

“It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails.”
– nelson mandela


Spread the love

Leave a Comment