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10 Nelson Mandela Quotes To Live By

The father of South Africa died at 95. Rest in peace, and thank you for these words of wisdom.
by Macy Alcaraz, Managing Editor, candymag.com
December 6, 2013 10:00 am
Tags: quotes

While you were sleeping, one of the most important people in history died at 95 years old. Nelson Mandela was a prisoner-turned-president who united the people of South Africa at the end of apartheid. Apartheid was a system that segregated people according to race.

In honor of Nelson Mandela, we share 10 of his quotes to inspire you today.

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

Nelson Mandela Quotes

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

Nelson Mandela Quotes

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

Nelson Mandela Quotes

"To deny people of their human rights is to challenge their very humanity."

Nelson Mandela Quotes

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

Nelson Mandela Quotes

"It always seems impossible until it is done."

Nelson Mandela Quotes

"Sometimes, I feel like one who is on the sidelines, who has missed life itself."

Nelson Mandela Quotes

"We can't afford to be killing one another."

Nelson Mandela Quotes

"No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated."

Nelson Mandela Quotes

"Forget the past."

Say a prayer for him today and be inspired by the kind of life he lived. Feel free to share these quotes!

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