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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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In my country we go to prison first and then become President.
is eager for peace. He is a passionate fighter for peace.
is his greatest legacy.
It always seems impossible until its done.
It doesn't do any good to say I won't forgive her, because my child's already gone.
It is a realization of a dream for me to be here to come and pledge my solidarity with my friend Yasser Arafat,
It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.
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.
It is one of the most powerful instruments to bring about a united nation, and it also says, let us forget the past. Let us think of the present and future,
It is, however, well known that the main national liberation organizations in this country have consistently followed a policy of non-violence. They have conducted themselves peaceably at all times, regardless of government attacks and persecutions u
It was the government that should have been told to refrain from its inhuman policy of violence and massacre, not the African people .... It was further argued that it is wrong and indefensible for a political Organization to repudiate picketing, whi
Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
Let us give publicity to HIV/AIDS and not hide it, because the only way to make it appear like a normal illness like TB, like cancer, is always to come out and to say somebody has died because of HIV/AIDS, ... And people will stop regarding it as something extraordinary.
Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will.
moving as they should.
My hope is that the
elementary reading of comics will lead the youth to the joy of
reading good books. That joy has been mine all my life, and it
is one I wish for all South Africans.
Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another.
No stone will be left unturned to establish fully what the causes were and where responsibility lies,
Nobody opposed it and I was very happy with their response. They appear to be open-minded, notwithstanding the wounds and the scars they have suffered.
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