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I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing,
by 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

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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

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

It always seems impossible until its done.
- 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

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

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

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

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

When the water starts boiling
it is foolish to turn off the heat.
- 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 can be no keener revelation of a society's soul
than the way in which it treats its children.
- 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 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 no such thing as part freedom.
- Nelson Mandela

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I have three kinds of friends:
those who love me,
those who pay no attention to me,
and those who detest me.
- Nicolas De Chamfort

I detest heavy perfume and shrill voices.
- Renee Vivien

I do detest everything which is not perfectly mutual.
- Lord Byron

Nothing induces me to read a novel except when I have
to make money by writing about it.
I detest them.
- Virginia Woolf

I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker,
but simply because I detest the sort of people who
go to lectures and don't want to meet them.
- H. L. Mencken

How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense,
and love the offender, yet detest the offence?
- Alexander Pope

I most often land up taking up the roles that I most detest.
- Christine Lahti

I detest life-insurance agents: they always argue that I shall some day die,
which is not so.
- Stephen Leacock

Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure;
men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
- George Byron

Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
- Lord Byron

Americans detest all lies except lies spoken in public or printed lies.
- Edward W. Howe

I am reconciled to my death, but I detest the mode.
- John Andre

Principally I hate and detest that animal called man;
although I heartily love John,
Peter, Thomas, and so forth.
- Jonathan Swift

Of course, I also hear from critics who detest what I do,
and while sometimes I feel rather proud of having made
various the loathsome people or groups angry,
at other times I wonder why I put up with such grief.
- Orson Scott Card

Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature,
and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear
the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt
to impose American hegemony.
- Noam Chomsky

I really detest movies like Indecent Proposal and Pretty
Woman because they send a message to women that sleeping
with a rich man is the ultimate goal and really that's such a small part of it.
- Laura Kightlinger

I was glad to hear of that determination as I detest
the practice of cousins marrying or any marriage between
persons in which there can be traced the most distant relationship.
I go for the improvement instead of the deterioration of our race.
- Ezra Cornell

It has always seemed strange to me...
the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity,
openness, honesty, understanding and feeling,
are the concomitants of failure in our system.
And those traits we detest, sharpness,
greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest,
are the traits of success.
And while men admire the quality of the first they
love the produce of the second.
- John Steinbeck

To raise new questions, new possibilities,
to regard old problems from a new angle,
requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein

Whoever does not regard what he has
as most ample wealth, is unhappy,
though he be master of the world.
- Epictetus

Decide questions without regard for tradition -
one way or the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

If one does not understand a person,
one tends to regard him as a fool.
- Carl Jung

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert,
gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just
enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
- Agnes Repplier

Regard it as just as desirable to build
a chicken house as to build a cathedral.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher,
the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner,
but from their regard to their own interest.
- Adam Smith

I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.
- Honore de Balzac

I regard Christian and Jewish fundamentalism,
and all other forms of fundamentalism,
as the enemies of God - and I hope you'll quote me on that.
- Arthur Hertzberg

Compassion automatically invites you to relate with
people because you no longer regard people as a drain on your energy.
- Chogyam Trungpa

We don't regard any scientific theory as the absolute truth.
- Kenneth Miller

So I regard my part in Genevieve as a real challenge.
- Dinah Sheridan

He was the only person caught in the collapse,
and afterward, most of his work was recovered too,
and it is still spoken of, when it is noted,
with high regard, though seldom played.
- William Gaddis

It was not the part of His kindly love that he who
was to praise God's divine generosity in regard to
others should be compelled to condemn it in regard to himself.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

Because animals are property, we consider as "humane
treatment" that we would regard as torture if it were inflicted on humans.
- Gary L. Francione

So great moreover is the regard of the law for private property,
that it will not authorize the least violation of it;
no,
not even for the general good of the whole community.
- William Blackstone


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