Long Walk To Freedom Quotes by Confucius, Nelson Mandela, John Bonifaz and many others.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
When I walked out of prison, that was my mission, to liberate the oppressed and the oppressor both.
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.
With freedom comes responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk has not ended yet.
Freedom is indivisible; the chains on any one of my people were the chains on all of them, the chains on all of my people were the chains on me.
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.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
In some ways, it is easier to be a dissident, for then one is without responsibility.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
It was during those long and lonely years that my hunger for the freedom of my own people became a hunger for the freedom of all people, white and black. I knew as well as I knew anything that the oppressor must be liberated just as surely as the oppressed.
No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion.
Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
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.
Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great, you can be that generation
It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another.