100 Best Nelson Mandela Quotes


Nelson Mandela is a famous South Africa politician. He work for the freedom of South African people. Some talking of Nelson Mandela is very famous and motivated. This is why today, we are going to talk about the 100 best Nelson Mandela quotes. This Nelson Mandela quotes to motivate you as well as give you some information and inspiration.

100 Best Nelson Mandela Quotes

Nelson Mandela Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

“A nation should not judge by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.”

“A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.”

“Lead from the back – and let others believe they are in front.”

“Fools multiply when a wise man is silent.”

“May your choice reflect your hopes, not your fears.”

Nelson Mandela Quotes

“It is not where you start but how high you aim that matters for success.”

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

“The youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow.”

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

“Once a person is determined to help themselves, there is nothing that can stop them.”

“In countries where innocent people are dying, the leaders are following their blood rather than their brains.”

“Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.”

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

“Your playing small does not serve the world. Who are you not to be great?”

“Nothing is black or white.”

Nelson Mandela Quotes

“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 head.”

“I am the captain of my soul.”

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

“Appearance matter – and remember to smile.”

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

“If you want to preach a revolutionary message, wear a suit.”

“Where you stand depends on where you sit.”

“Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.”

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

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.”

Nelson Mandela Quotes

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

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

“There is no future without forgiveness.”

“I should tie myself to no particular system of society other than of socialism.”

“Quitting is leading too.”

“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.”

“If you want to change the world, help the women.”

“We can’t afford to be killing one another.”

“As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest”

“We must use time creatively, and forever realize that the time always ripe to do right.”

Nelson Mandela Quotes

“As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.”

“In my country, we go to prison first and then become president.”

“Give a child love, laughter and peace, not AIDS.”

“There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.”

“When I walked out of the gate I knew that if I continued to hate these people I was still in prison.”

“With freedom comes responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk has not ended yet.”

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

“I am confident that nobody… will accuse me of selfishness if I ask to spend time, while I am still in good health, with my family, my friends and also with myself.”

“Courage is not the absence of fear – it’s inspiring others to move beyond it.”

“Time change, we need to change as well.”

Nelson Mandela Quotes

“Forget the past.”

“We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in your hands to make a difference.”

“We should forget those on whose shoulders we stand and those who paid the supreme price for freedom.”

“Racism is a blight on the human conscience.”

“Although I am a gregarious person, I love solitude even more.”

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

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

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”

“When we read we are able to travel to many places, meet many people and understand the world.”

“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 Quotes

“Education is the great engine to personal development.”

“Know your enemy – and learn about his favorite sport.”

“My son has died of AIDS.”

“An organization can only carry out its mandate if there is discipline, and where there is no discipline there can be no real progress.”

“Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. it is an act of justice.”

“We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender and other discrimination.”

“There is no such thing as part freedom.”

“I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.”

“There is a constant struggle between good an evil in the world. It is up to good people to choose the right side.”

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

Nelson Mandela Quotes

“Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listening.”

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

“A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. but when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.”

“If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America.”

“When we can sit in the face of insanity or dislikes and be free from the need to make it different, then we are free.”

“I have been influenced in my thinking by both west and east.”

“By ancestry, I was born to rule.”

“If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don’t ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. but when we have elections, they want observers.”

“Love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”

Nelson Mandela Quotes

“People must learn to hate and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love.”

“As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.”

“There is no such thing as part freedom.”

“Nonviolence is a good policy when the conditions permit.”

“When the water starts boiling it a foolish to turn off the heat.”

“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.”

“Our children are the rock on which our future will be built, our greatest asset as a nation.”

“Any man or institution that tries to rob me of my dignity will lose.”

“There can no keener revelation of a society soul than the way in which it treats its children.”

“The wounds that cannot be seen are more painful than those that can be treated by a doctor.”

Nelson Mandela Quotes

“There can be no greater gift than that of giving one’s time and energy to help others without expecting anything in return.”

“The United State of America is a threat to world peace.”

“I want to sleep for eternity with a board smile on my face. I want those who remain behind to say this man has done his duty.”

“No power on this earth can destroy the thirst for human dignity.”

“Intervention only works when the people concerned seem to be keen for peace.”

“It is not the king’s generals that make history, but the masses of the people.”

“We must work together to ensure the equitable distribution of wealth, opportunity and power in our society.”

“Only free men can negotiate. A prisoner cannot enter into contracts.”

“Other people have qualities that may be better than your own. let them express them.”

“We know too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians.”

Nelson Mandela Quotes

Thanks for reading all 100 best Nelson Mandela quotes. Here we are going to tell some extra words about what people talk about Nelson Mandela.

  • I will never forget my friend Madiba. Bill Clinton
  • Never met a better person in my life than Nelson Mandela. My sympathy to his family and his country. Samuel L Jackson
  • I want to give the world a hug I was told Mandeba just passed. Nelson Mandela R.I.P
  • Time for a well-earned sleep. Condolences to his family. Whoopi Goldberg



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