Nelson Mandela Quotes (69 quotes)
“I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses.”
As quoted in: National Geographic, Volume 200 (2001)
Time to build: addresses by the President, Mr. Nelson R. Mandela, at his inauguration, the opening of Parliament (May 1994) and at the OAU meeting in Tunis (June 1994) (1994 edition), South African Communication Service
As quoted in Fat Into the Fire (2007), by David P. Morrow, p. 228
“There must be an end to white monopoly on political power, and a fundamental restructuring of our political and economic systems to ensure that the inequalities of apartheid are addressed and our society thoroughly democratized.”
Our March to Freedom is Irreversible (1990)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsNelson Mandela
Born: July 18, 1918
Died: December 5, 2013 (aged 95)
Nationality: South African
Bio: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, the first ever to be elected in a fully representative democratic election. Before being elected President, Mandela was a militant anti-apartheid activist, and the leader and co-founder of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress.
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