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Nelson Mandela Quotes

The former South African leader and a great human being, Nelson Mandela passed away on December 6. Here’s leaving you with ten of his best quotes and paying him a small tribute.

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.

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

It always seems impossible until its done.

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.

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

A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.

Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.

I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.

Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.

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.

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