15 Quotes by Neson Mandela that Would Change Your Life

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Nelson Mandela was a prominent African leader, first president of South Africa, who played a big role in helping South Africa attain independence and end apartheid. Mandela who passed away in 2013 left behind a legacy of leadership that most African leaders have been craving for despite their wide spread selfishness. Mandela did not only leave behind commendable leadership traits to be emulated, but also a series of words of wisdom that have inspired generations after generations. Below are fifteen phrases of wisdom by Nelson Mandela that would inspire you and change your life by helping you make good and sound decisions in life.

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1. May your Choices Reflect your hopes, not your fears.

This is a very important quote to Kenyans especially during this campaign season and while approaching the August 2022 General Elections.

2. It always seems impossible until it is done.

3.Sometimes, it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.

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

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5.Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

6.There can be no greater gift than that of giving one's time and energy to helping others without expecting anything in return.

7.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.

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

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

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

11.A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.

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

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

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14.The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers the fear.

15.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.

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