The most memorable quotations from former South African president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela

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.

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.

It  always seems impossible until its done.

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.

In  my country we go to prison first and then become President.

Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement

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