Sunday, December 8, 2013

10 Inspirational Quotes from Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, Nobel Prize winner and anti-Apartheid icon who passed away on Thursday at his home in Johannesburg at the age of 95, during his lifetime inspired us with his numerous words of wisdom. Here are 10 Inspirational Quotes From Nelson Mandela:

1. 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.

2. Difficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of a sinner who keeps on trying, one armed with the hope that he will rise even in the end.

3. It always seems impossible until it's done.

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

5. Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.

6. 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.

7. Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.

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

9. When people are determined they can overcome anything.

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

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