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Top 21 Inspirational Quotes by Nelson Mandela to Follow

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“When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has got no choice but to become an outlaw..!” This is the inspirational thought given by one of the most inspirational leaders of that time.

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Check out the collection of the best inspirational quotes, motivational quotes, sayings, and inspiring life quotes about achievements & success mantras from the legendary hero Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18th July, 1918 – 5th December, 2013). These inspirational quotes are all about his strength, happiness and success journey. Nelson Mandela (also known as Madiba) was the first black South African president who took his last breath at Johannesburg at the age of 95.

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In 1962, he was arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment but later after spending 27 years in prison, he turned out to be the leader of the era. He actually served as the president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. During his tenure, he was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for his fight against the racial oppression, along with more than 250 other awards. (Read: Top 10 Inspirational Quotes by Steve Jobs)

He firmly believed that the greatest glory in living lies not when you never fall, but in rising every time we fall. Nelson Mandela will remain an inspiration to tons of people & the whole world is going to remember his ethics & achievements that results to be a great source of motivation and Inspiration. (Read: Top 10 Inspirational Quotes by Dr. Abdul Kalam)

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Follow these awesome inspirational quotes & give a right path to your life. 

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

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“A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, & thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.”

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“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.” (One of the best inspirational quotes)

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“Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.”

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“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.” (Read: Top 20 Motivational Love Yourself Quotes you Must Read)

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“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”

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“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.” (One of the most inspirational quote)

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“A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.”

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“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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“I hate race discrimination most intensely and in all its manifestations. I have fought it all during my life; I fight it now, and will do so until the end of my days.” (Read: Top 10 Inspirational Quotes for self empowerment)

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“Let there be justice for all. Let there be peace for all. Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all. Let each know that for each the body, the mind and the soul have been freed to fulfil themselves.”

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When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.

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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.

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Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do. (Read: Top 12 Inspirational Happiness Quotes to Smile & be Happy)

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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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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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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.

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“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.”

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“There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.” (Read: Success Mantras from Bill Gates)

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“Does anybody really think that they didn’t get what they had because they didn’t have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?”

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“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.”

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Make use of these Inspirational quotes in your day to day life and stay motivated for your journey towards your success.

Good Luck..!!

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