If each and every party involved in those commissions had asked me to testify, it would have completely undermined the function of government.
the histories of our two peoples correspond in such painful and poignant ways that I intensely feel myself at home amongst my compatriots.
Our hope is that the elementary reading of comics will lead to the joy of reading good books,
which made us realize that this is an international phenomenon that we celebrate. Rosa Parks is worldwide.
There is no such thing as part freedom.
Only free men can negotiate prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.
It always seems impossible until its done.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
There is nothing like returning to a place that reminds unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
It is said that no-one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones,asasas Mr Mandela has said.
That was one of the things that worried me - to be raised to the position of a semi-god - because then you are no longer a human being. I wanted to be known as Mandela, a man with weaknesses, some of which are fundamental, and a man who is committed.
One of the few advantages of prison life is that one has time to read. This opened our minds and forced us to re-examine some of our views.
We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.
One of the few advantages of prison is that you have time to read and time for reflection, ... If the comic reaches new readers, then the project will have been worthwhile.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Today we stand at the grave of one of the greatest among that generation of great freedom fighters.
Tomorrow the two groups will meet on the ship,
Those South Africans who berate me for being loyal to our friends, literally they can go and throw themselves into a pool. I am not going to betray the trust of those who helped us.
The government has interpreted the peacefulness of the movement as a weakness the people's non-violent policies have been taken as a green light for government violence. Refusal to resort to force has been interpreted by the government as an invitat
I voted for myself. Even if I go to my grave, I will wake up and come and vote.
When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.
Your collective wisdom and support was not lost on FIFA.
One temptation of a leader elected unopposed is that he may use that powerful position to settle scores with his detractors, marginalize them and, in certain cases, get rid of them and surround himself with yes men and women,
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.