December 5, 2013 The Unbiased Writer


Former South African President Nelson Mandela died today December 5th, at the age of 95. Known for his fight to end the racist policy of apartheid, Mandela became an international figure during his 27 years in prison for conspiring to overthrow South Africa‘s government. After being released from prison in 1990, he went on to win the Nobel Peace Prize in ’93 and later became South Africa‘s first Black president. An inspiration to all, check out Unbiased Writer‘s favorite quotes from Nelson Mandela:

‘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.’ –Nelson Mandela

‘If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.’-Nelson Mandela

‘There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.’- Nelson Mandela 

‘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.’- Nelson Mandela 

‘We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.’ Nelson Mandela

‘There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.’- Nelson Mandela

‘Our single most important challenge is therefore to help establish a social order in which the freedom of the individual will truly mean the freedom of the individual.’-Nelson Mandela

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