36 dignifying quotes from the late Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela was the first black president of South Africa who aided in the eradicaiton of the apartheid system in his country. His early campaign of peaceful, non-violent defiance against the South African government and its racist policies landed him in prison for almost three decades;and it made him the the face of the anti-apartheid movement internationally.
Born on 18 July 1918, Nelson Mandela was a champion for peace, civil rights and social justice, landing him the Nobel Peace prize in 1993, while influencing generations of South Africans and people around the world.
Today, we reflect on his legacy and collected 38 (including images) of the things that he said: