1、I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.
我向往一个内部和平的非洲。2、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.
3、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.
4、If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.
5、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 heart.
6、If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
7、In my country we go to prison first and then become President.
8、It always seems impossible until its done.
9、When I walked out of the prison cell towards the door leading to freedom, I have made it clear his own pain and resentment if not able to stay behind, so in fact I still in prison.
10、A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
11、After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
12、Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
13、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.
14、I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing, whether it comes from a black man or a white man.
15、Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.
16、Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
17、Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will.
18、Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another.
19、Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.
20、There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.