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Quotes of Nelson Mandela

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

"The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."

“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.”

“Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will.”

"If I had my time over I would do the same again. So would any man who dares call himself a man."

“I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.”

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

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

"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite."

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

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