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In my country we go to prison first, and then become President. ...
by Nelson Mandela

In my country we go to prison first, and then become President.
- Nelson Mandela

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If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela PHOTO

As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Nelson Mandela

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

 

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

A good head and a good heart
are always a formidable combination.
- Nelson Mandela

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.
- Nelson Mandela

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The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela

When the water starts boiling
it is foolish to turn off the heat.
- Nelson Mandela

It always seems impossible until its done.
- 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

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

We must use time wisely and forever realize
that the time is always ripe to do right.
- 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 can be no keener revelation of a society's soul
than the way in which it treats its children.
- 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.
- Nelson Mandela

There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere,
and many of us will have to pass
through the valley of the shadow of death
again and again before we reach
the mountaintop of our desires.
- 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

Let freedom reign. The sun never set
on so glorious a human achievement.
- Nelson Mandela

There is no such thing as part freedom.
- Nelson Mandela

Education is the most powerful weapon
which you can use to change the world.
- Nelson Mandela

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.
- Nelson Mandela

I cannot conceive of Israel withdrawing if Arab states do not recognize Israel,
within secure borders.
- Nelson Mandela

Money won't create success,
the freedom to make it will.
- Nelson Mandela

Never, never and never again shall it be
that this beautiful land will again experience
the oppression of one by another.
- Nelson Mandela

If the United States of America or Britain is having elections,
they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia.
But when we have elections, they want observers.
- Nelson Mandela

I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.
- Nelson Mandela

I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing,
whether it comes from a black man or a white man.
- Nelson Mandela

Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
- Nelson Mandela

Only free men can negotiate;
prisoners cannot enter into contracts.
Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.
- Nelson Mandela

I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa,
whereby its leaders combine in their efforts
to solve the problems of this continent.
I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests,
of all our great wildernesses.
- Nelson Mandela

Communists have always played an active role
in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom,
because the short-term objects of Communism
would always correspond with
the long-term objects of freedom movements.
- Nelson Mandela

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Throw your dreams into space like a kite,
and you do not know what it will bring back,
a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
- Anais Nin

I think what's going on in Guantanamo Bay
and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A.
I wouldn't say it's the cause of terrorism,
but it has given impetus and excuses to potential terrorists
to lash out at our country and justify their despicable acts.
- Jimmy Carter

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

In every country and every age,
the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

In a progressive country change is constant;
change is inevitable.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent,
hardworking, honest Americans.
It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity.
But then, we elected them.
- Lily Tomlin

Any woman who understands the problems of running a
home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
- Margaret Thatcher

Patriotism is easy to understand in America.
It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
- Calvin Coolidge

The love of one's country is a splendid thing.
But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals

Sadly, embryonic stem cell research is completely legal
in this country and has been going on at universities
and research facilities for years.
- Mike Pence

If the United Nations is a country unto itself,
then the commodity it exports most is words.
- Esther B. Fein

The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy,
but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
- George McGovern

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth,
and I am a citizen of the world.
- Eugene V. Debs

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty,
but in Chicago it's a sport.
- Dick Gregory

Government in the U.S.
today is a senior partner in every business in the country.
- Norman Cousins

The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried
out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror.
They were acts of war.
- George W. Bush

It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
- Alfred Adler

So long as we have enough people in this country willing
to fight for their rights,
we'll be called a democracy.
- Roger Nash Baldwin

We are a model country where gender equality is concerned.
- Tarja Halonen

No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part
of the globe at every moment of time.
- Henry A. Kissinger

I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete.
Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated
in the bottom half of their classes.
- Al McGuire

Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country
is no fit to rule another country must admit that one
class is not fit to rule another class.
- B. R. Ambedkar

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's
country or the electorate.
I prefer to betray the electorate.
- Charles de Gaulle

And so, my fellow Americans,
ask not what your country can do for you;
ask what you can do for your country.
- John F. Kennedy

It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country
16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket.
A lot has happened since then.
- Antonio Banderas

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover
that your high school class is running the country.
- Kurt Vonnegut

Too bad all the people who know how to run this country
are busy running taxicabs or cutting hair.
- George Burns

I love America more than any other country in this world,
and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right
to criticize her perpetually.
- James A. Baldwin

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
- Steven Wright

Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders,
and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
- James K. Polk

The only important thing I have to say is that my father
never fought against his country.
- Zinedine Zidane

It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book.
- Cyril Connolly

This film cost $31 million.
With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
- Clint Eastwood

The object of war is not to die for your country but
to make the other bastard die for his.
- George S. Patton

More than any other in Western Europe,
Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think
twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.
- Joseph Lelyveld

The proper means of increasing the love we bear our
native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
- William Shenstone


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