Nelson Mandela Quotes

Nelson Mandela Quotes

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, 'Madiba', (18 July 1918 - 5 December 2013)

Widely considered to be the founding father of democracy in South Africa, Nelson Mandela was a paragon of reconciliation, working against apartheid in South Africa, and even accepting his former political 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." - 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

"Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and apartheid, it is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human beings." - Nelson Mandela