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..."

"There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested..."Laura Formisano
–Nelson Mandela

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

"...no passion can be found playing small..."Laura Formisano
–Nelson Mandela

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

"...for with freedom come responsibilities..."Laura Formisano
–Nelson Mandela

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"...rising every time we fall."

"...rising every time we fall."Laura Formisano
–Nelson Mandela

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

"...courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it..."Laura Formisano
–Nelson Mandela

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

"...the time is always ripe to do right."Laura Formisano
–Nelson Mandela

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

"A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination..."Laura Formisano
–Nelson Mandela

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

"...what difference we have made the lives of others..."Laura Formisano
–Nelson Mandela

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

"...what we make out of what we have, not what we are given..."Laura Formisano
–Nelson Mandela

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