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South African Statesman First democratically elected State President of South Africa (1994), 1993 Nobel Prize for Peace, b.1918
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said Nic Buchanan, the creator of the comic books. ''They don't know their own history. We celebrated democracy and the miracle, but the building stones of a progressive and enlightened society needs work.
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A beautiful and important film about South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. It will engage and influence not only South Africans, but people all over the world concerned with the great questions of human reconciliation, forgiveness, and tolerance.
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A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
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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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a man of extraordinary vision and deep principled commitment to the cause of peace.
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a very precious, private day.
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A visit to this country by President Clinton is the high water mark.
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After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
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All South Africans would want me to take this opportunity to convey in person our heartfelt condolences at the tragic event which afflicted your family recently,
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Among our country's major challenges are crime, joblessness and corruption,
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And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same
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As 1999 approaches, I will endeavor as state president to delegate more and more responsibility so as to ensure a smooth transition to the new presidency,
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As a leader... I have always endeavored to listen to what each andevery person in a discussion had to say before venturing my ownopinion. Oftentimes, my own opinion will simply represent a con-sensus of what I heard in the discussion. I always remember theaxiom: a leader is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, lettingthe most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, notrealizing that all along they are being directed from behind.
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As I have said, the first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself... Great peacemakers are all people of integrity, of honesty, but humility.
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as if fire was shooting through my veins. Now I might marry, set up my own home and plough my own field.
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As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
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Bush is now undermining the United Nations,
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But I'd like to declare that, when we have differed on an issue, at the end of that my respect for him is enhanced,
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call for a partnership of Africa and the United States, developing and developed countries to bring about a transfer of resources.
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China is one of the most populous states in the world, a member of the United Nations, a permanent member of the Security Council. It is in the interests of South Africa to have relations with such a country,
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