It is very well said that,
“In my country, we go to prison first and then become President. “
These words were quoted by no other than Nelson Mandela, who was the first President of South Africa . After several years of turmoil and racism, prevalent in the subcontinent, Nelson Mandela emerged as a Leader, who revolutionised the scenario by dismantling the legacy of Apartheid. He became the first black head of the state and the first to be elected with the very spirit of democracy. With his leadership and gallant ambitions, Nelson Mandela became the quintessential of motivation and inspiration for the youth.
“The victory of Democracy in South Africa is the common achievement of all humanity. “Words by Nelson Mandela on becoming the first President of South Africa
Awarded with prestigious awards like Nobel Peace Prize, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Bharat Ratna and many more but to name a few, Nelson Mandela always anchored in for the Power of Education. His passion and perseverance towards education could be understood in the way that while completing his law degree at University of the Witwatersrand, inspite of all the racist discrimination he faced, he kept on fighting for their equal rights with utmost courage. Nelson Mandela quotes on Education are quite straightforward and optimistic. Quote by Nelson Mandela given below, highlights the importance of education in development of any nation.
Apart from a proved revolutionary in the political and social domains, his ideology on equality of human beings wasn’t accepted easily. He was imprisoned for various terms, acquitted and convicted. But what he doesn’t lose, during this hardships, was his courage and passion for equality and education for his nation.
“Courage is not the absence of fear – it is inspiring others to move beyond it.”Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela, by his very attitude believed in non -violence. But after a massacre of unarmed black South African, he became the face of anti-aprheid movement. In his autobiography, ‘Long Walk to Freedom’, he put forward a motivating and inspirational preview of his mindset. While ending the epilogue, he quoted :
Nelson Mandela is considered as ‘Father Of Modern South Africa ‘. Following quotes and thoughts by him on motivation, inspiration, courage, success and failure will eventually make you stronger to face all difficulties of the life with bravery.
“Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front. “Nelson Mandela
“Our deepest fear isn’t that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. “Nelson Mandela
“If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. “Nelson Mandela
“Our human compassion binds us with one other-not in pity or patronising, but as human beings, who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future. “Nelson Mandela
“We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in your hands to make a difference. “Nelson Mandela
“Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious as a human achievement. “Nelson Mandela
“Even if you have a terminal disease, you don’t have to sit down and mope. Enjoy life and challenge the illness that you have. ”Nelson Mandela
“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. “Nelson Mandela
“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. This combination revolutionises. “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
“If people can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes naturally to the human heart, then it’s opposite. “Nelson Mandela quotes
“After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. “Nelson Mandela quotes
“Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed towards the sun while one’s feet moving forward. “Nelson Mandela
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