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9 Nelson Mandela Quotes That Inspire

On December 5, Nelson Mandela, the South African politician and champion of anti-apartheid, passed away at the age of 95. To celebrate his extraordinary life, here is a pinnable collection of some of his most uplifting words.

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    "There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested..."

    –Nelson Mandela

    "...no passion can be found playing small..."

    –Nelson Mandela

    "...for with freedom come responsibilities..."

    –Nelson Mandela

    "...rising every time we fall."

    –Nelson Mandela

    "...courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it..."

    –Nelson Mandela

    "...the time is always ripe to do right."

    –Nelson Mandela

    "A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination..."

    –Nelson Mandela

    "...what difference we have made the lives of others..."

    –Nelson Mandela

    "...what we make out of what we have, not what we are given..."

    –Nelson Mandela

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