Zitate von Nelson Mandela

Lead from the back — and let others believe they are in front.

Nelson Mandela

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Nelson Mandela

One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.

Nelson Mandela

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

Nelson Mandela

Peace is the greatest weapon for development that any person can have.

Nelson Mandela

I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.

Nelson Mandela

It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.

Nelson Mandela

You will achieve more in this world through acts of mercy than you will through acts of retribution.

Nelson Mandela

Nothing is black or white.

Nelson Mandela

One cannot be prepared for something while secretly believing it will not happen.

Nelson Mandela

During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.

Nelson Mandela

When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.

Nelson Mandela

Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.

Nelson Mandela

The brave man is not the one who has no fears, he is the one who triumphs over his fears.

Nelson Mandela

Courage is not the absence of fear — it s inspiring others to move beyond it.

Nelson Mandela

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela

It always seems impossible until it's done.

Nelson Mandela

Children of today are the leaders of tomorrow & education is a very important weapon 2 prepare children 4 their future roles as leaders.

Nelson Mandela

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

Nelson Mandela

I am the captain of my soul.

Nelson Mandela

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

Nelson Mandela