10 Quotes Nelson Mandela

In Honor Of Black History Month:

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

It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
Nelson Mandela

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

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

I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.
Nelson Mandela

Our single most important challenge is therefore to help establish a social order in which the freedom of the individual will truly mean the freedom of the individual.
Nelson Mandela

There are many people who feel that it is useless and futile to continue talking about peace and non-violence against a government whose only reply is savage attacks on an unarmed and defenseless people.
Nelson Mandela

Nonviolence is a good policy when the conditions permit.
Nelson Mandela

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

**Bonus

I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people.
Nelson Mandela