Inspirational quotes by Nelson Mandela

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

Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.

It always seems impossible until its done.

Difficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of a sinner who keeps on trying, one armed with the hope that he will rise even in the end.

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

When people are determined they can overcome anything.

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

A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of.

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

People respond in accordance to how you relate to them. If you approach them on the basis of violence, that's how they'll react. But if you say, 'We want peace, we want stability,' we can then do a lot of things that will contribute towards the progress of our society.

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

Without education, your children can never really meet the challenges they will face. So it's very important to give children education and explain that they should play a role for their country

I like friends who have independent minds because they tend to make you see problems from all angles.

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

Author : Nelson Mandela