The Legend, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999 have been 99 years old yesterday if he were still here with us.
Well, he passed onto the great beyond but the legacy he left behind would have been forever remain fresh in our memories.
Here are 7 Nelson Mandela quotes every African should take to heart and never forget.
NELSON MANDELA QUOTE #1:
“EDUCATION IS THE MOST POWERFUL WEAPON WHICH YOU CAN USE TO CHANGE THE WORLD.”
NELSON MANDELA QUOTE #2:
“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 QUOTE #3:
“IT ALWAYS SEEMS IMPOSSIBLE UNTIL IT’S DONE.”
NELSON MANDELA QUOTE #4:
“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 QUOTE #5:
“AFTER CLIMBING A GREAT HILL, ONE ONLY FINDS THAT THERE ARE MANY MORE HILLS TO CLIMB.”
NELSON MANDELA QUOTE #6:
“A GOOD HEAD AND A GOOD HEART ARE ALWAYS A FORMIDABLE COMBINATION.”
NELSON MANDELA QUOTE #7:
“THE GREATEST GLORY IN LIVING LIES NOT IN NEVER FALLING, BUT IN RISING EVERY TIME WE FALL.”