As we judge others so are we judged by others. The suspicious will always be tormented by suspicion.
Our experience has taught us that with goodwill a negotiated solution can be found for even the most profound problems.
Few things make the life of a parent more rewarding and sweet as successful children.
Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listening.
I did not enjoy the violence of boxing so much as the science of it. I was intrigued by how one moved one's body to protect oneself, how one used a strategy both to attack and retreat, how one paced oneself over a match.
When those in power deny you of freedom the only path to freedom is power.
The United States of America is a threat to world peace.
Without education, your children can never really meet the challenges they will face. So it's very important to give children education and explain that they should play a role for their country.
In countries where innocent people are dying, the leaders are following their blood rather than their brains.
Fools multiply when wise men are silent.
Let the efforts of us all, prove that he Martin Luther King was not a mere dreamer when he spoke of the beauty of genuine brotherhood and peace being more precious than diamonds or silver or gold.
Only through hardship, sacrifice and militant action can freedom be won. The struggle is my life. I will continue fighting for freedom until the end of my days.
Racism is a blight on the human conscience.
Racism is a blight on the human conscience. The idea that any people can be inferior to another, to the point where those who consider themselves superior define and treat the rest as subhuman, denies the humanity even of those who elevate themselves to the status of gods.
We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.
I cannot overemphasise the value we place on a free, independent and outspoken press.
Education is the great engine to personal development.
Education is the great engine of personal development. It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor, that the son of a mineworker can become the head of the mine, that a child of farm workers can become the president of a great nation. It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another.
An initiative was essentially led by civil society because the policy of the government was that Africans must not be taught to graze in pastures which were reserved for the main white group.
Our economic approach to food and its distribution reflects our basic moral values.
It's never too late to do the right thing.
There are times when a leader must move out ahead of the flock, go off in a new direction, confident that he is leading his people the right way.
When I walked out of prison, that was my mission, to liberate the oppressed and the oppressor both.
No problem is so deep that it cannot be overcome, given the will of all parties, through discussion and negotiation rather than force and violence.
The curious beauty of African music is that it uplifts even as it tells a sad tale. You may be poor, you may have only a ramshackle house, you may have lost your job, but that song gives you hope.
It enables me to go to bed with an enriching feeling in my soul and the belief that I am changing myself.
We tried in our simple way to lead our life in a manner that may make a difference to those of others.
It is our duty to give support to the brother leader ... especially in regards to the sanctions which are not hitting just him, they are hitting the ordinary masses of the people ... our African brothers and sisters.
It generally appears outlandish until its carried out.
Reconciliation means working together to correct the legacy of past injustice.
A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of.
Trade justice for the developing world and for this generation is a truly significant way for the developed countries to show commitment to bringing about an end to global poverty.
The process of illusion and disillusionment is part of life and goes on endlessly.
I have always endeavoured to listen to what each and every person in a discussion had to say before venturing my own opinion.
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.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front.
Leaders in all spheres who are living with HIV should be encouraged, not coerced, to lead by example and disclose their HIV status.
There is nothing more important in life than giving. Tolerance is forged when people look beyond their own desires.
Great peacemakers are all people of integrity, of honesty, but humility.
I am influenced more than ever before by the conviction that social equality is the only basis of human happiness.
You know, you can only lead them from behind.
No power on this earth can destroy the thirst for human dignity.
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.
Let us not be tempted by those who try to find the unique qualities in a particular group. In this case, among South Africa indigenous people, it reflected what has been evidenced throughout the world.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Whenever I am with energetic young people, I feel like a recharged battery.
We raise our voices in holy gladness to celebrate the victory of the risen Christ over the terrible forces of death.
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
It is not beyond our power to create a world in which all children have access to a good education.
Apart from life, a strong constitusion and an abiding connection to the Thembu royal house, the only thing my father bestowed upon me at birth was a name, Rolihlahla.
Let us give practical recognition to the injustices of the past,by building a future based on equality and social justice.
You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself.
Press Freedom will never be under threat in South Africa for as long as the ANC is the majority party.
There are many people in South Africa who are rich and who can share those riches with those not so fortunate who have not been able to conquer poverty.
Political division, based on color, is entirely artificial; and when it disappears, so will the domination of one color group by another.
To a freedom fighter hope is what a lifebelt is to a swimmer -- a guarantee that one will keep afloat and free from danger.
What freedom am I being offered while the organization of the people remains banned? Only free men can negotiate. A prisoner cannot enter into contracts.
Keep your friends close -- and your rivals even closer.
Let us remind ourselves that our work is far from complete. Where there is poverty and sickness, including AIDS, where human beings are being oppressed, there is more work to be done. Our work is for freedom for all.
None of us, acting alone, can achieve the success.
We must nurture tolerance, collective wisdom, and democracy.
Even if you have a terminal disease, you don't have to sit down and mope. Enjoy life and challenge the illness that you have.
If you are poor, you are not likely to live long.
I want to sleep for eternity with a broad smile on my face. I want those who remain behind to say this man has done his duty.
Prison itself is a tremendous education in the need for patience and perseverance. It is above all a test of one's commitment.
Prison life, fortunately, I spent a lot of years, about 18 years with other prisoners, and, as I say, they enriched your soul.
Nothing is black or white.
Thinking is one of the most important weapons in dealing with problems.
I will use the rest of my life to help the poor overcome the problems confronting them -- poverty is the greatest challenge facing humanity. That is why I build schools; I want to free people from poverty and illiteracy.
The history of struggle is rich with stories of heroes and heroines -- some of them leaders, some of them followers, all of them deserve to be remembered.
Who could doubt that sport is a crucial window for the propagation of fair play and justice? After all, fair play is a value that is essential to sport.
There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested.
I knew we could improve our lives even in jail. We could come out as different men, and we could even come out with two degrees. Educating ourselves was a way to give ourselves the most powerful weapon for freedom.
Since the dawn of history, mankind has honoured and respected brave and honest people.
Justice and I became friends, though we were opposites in many ways -- he was extroverted, I was introverted; he was lighthearted, I was serious.
Exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind.
Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great, you can be that generation.
Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom. Of course the task will not be easy. But not to do this would be a crime against humanity, against which I ask all humanity now to rise up.
I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities.
I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.
What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.
Freedom is meaningless if people cannot put food in their stomachs, if they can have no shelter, if illiteracy and disease continue to dog them.
Take it upon yourself where you live to make people around you joyful and full of hope.
As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.
The knowledge that in your day you did your duty, and lived up to the expectations of your fellow men is in itself a rewarding experience and magnificent achievement.
We should never forget those on whose shoulders we stand and those who paid the supreme price for freedom.
Strong convictions are the secret of surviving deprivation; your spirit can be full even when your stomach is empty.
The Church was as concerned with this world as the next: I saw that virtually all of the achievements of Africans seemed to have come about through the missionary work of the Church.
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
The anchor of all my dreams is the collective wisdom of mankind as a whole.
The time comes in the life of any nation when there remains only two choices -- submit or fight.
The time comes in the life of any nation when there remain only two choices - submit or fight. That time has now come to South Africa. We shall not submit and we have no choice but to hit back by all means in our power in defense of our people, our future, and our freedom.
I was neglected by my family because I had disappointed them -- I'd run away from being forced into an arranged marriage, which was a big blow to them.
A new world will be won not by those who stand at a distance with their arms folded, but by those who are in the arena, whose garments are torn by storms and whose bodies are maimed in the course of the contest.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.
We must also know that even before liberation in 1994 there in South Africa were people with resources who tried to share with those who were deprived.
Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will.
The importance of a high moral code, which is at the foundation of the Scout movement, cannot be stressed too highly.
A new society cannot be created by reproducing the repugnant past, however refined or enticingly repackaged.
There are many people who feel that it is useless and futile to continue talking about peace and non-violence against a government whose only reply is savage attacks on an unarmed and defenseless people.
Resentment is like a glass of poison that a man drinks; then he sits down and waits for his enemy to die.
I can't pretend that I'm brave and that I can beat the whole world.
Sabotage did not involve loss of life, and it offered the best hope for future race relations. Bitterness would be kept to a minimum and, if the policy bore fruit, democratic government could become a reality.
Success in politics demands that you must take your people into confidence about your views and state them very clearly, very politely, very calmly, but nevertheless, state them openly.
Only armchair politicians are immune from committing mistakes. Errors are inherent in political action.
Hope is a powerful weapon, and (one) no one power on earth can deprive you of.
I enjoyed the discipline and solitariness of long-distance running, which allowed me to escape from the hurly-burly of school life.
It is in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it.
We can build a society grounded on friendship and our common humanity -- a society founded on tolerance. That is the only road open to us.
My dream would be a multicultural society, one that is diverse and where every man, woman and child are treated equally. I dream of a world where all people of all races work together in harmony.
Let us remind ourselves that it is ordinary people -- men and women, boys and girls -- that make the world a special place.
Without language, one cannot talk to people and understand them; one cannot share their hopes and aspirations, grasp their history, appreciate their poetry, or savor their songs.
I like friends who have independent minds because they tend to make you see problems from all angles.
The relations between a man and his or her god is a personal matter; you can't go out and challenge the belief of people in a superior being.
In my younger days, I was arrogant -- jail helped me to get rid of it. I did nothing but make enemies because of my arrogance.
Rhetoric is not important. Actions are.
It is my deepest conviction that the children should be seen and heard as our most treasured assets.
Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come.
No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion.
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
Good men and women can be mobilized to ensure that South Africa is united and that the spirit of reconciliation is strengthened and that progress in this country takes place as fast as it can.
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.
A Nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.
Our children are our greatest treasure. They are our future. Those who abuse them tear at the fabric of our society and weaken our nation.
History will surely judge us harshly if we do not respond with all the energy and resources that we can bring to bear in the fight against HIV AIDS.
There can be no greater gift than that of giving one's time and energy to help others without expecting anything in return.
Young people are capable, when aroused, of bringing down the towers of oppression and raising the banners of freedom.
People must learn to hate and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love.
We now undertake that we cannot rest while millions of our people suffer the pain and indignity of poverty in all its forms.
If the ANC does to you what the apartheid government did to you, then you must do to the ANC what you did to the apartheid government.
I am fundamentally an optimist.
I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun, one's feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.
While poverty persists, there is no true freedom.
Resentment is a method of self harm. As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.
Our hope is that the elementary reading of comics will lead to the joy of reading good books.
One of the most difficult things is not to change society -- but to change yourself.
Our continent must be allowed to do its own things, charting its course and destiny.
Be a life-long student, read as many books as possible.
If you want to change the world, help the women.
The challenge for each one of you is to take up these ideals of tolerance and respect for others and put them to practical use in your schools, your communities and throughout your lives.
When the water starts boiling
it is foolish to turn off the heat.
The authorities liked to say that we received a balanced diet; it was indeed balanced -- between the unpalatable and the inedible.
The victory of democracy in South Africa is the common achievement of all humanity.
Peace is the greatest weapon for development that any person can have.
We slaughter one another in our words and attitudes. We slaughter one another in the stereotypes and mistrust that linger in our heads, and the words of hate we spew from our lips.
Poetry cannot block a bullet or still a sjambok, but it can bear witness to brutality-thereby cultivating a flower in a graveyard.
I made a mistake by being ejected from the presidency. Next time, I will choose a Cabinet which will allow me to be life President.
Although I am a gregarious person, I love solitude even more.
It is my greatest wish that the Children's Fund should continue to be a beacon of hope and light.
One effect of sustained conflict is to narrow our vision of what is possible. Time and time again, conflicts are resolved through shifts that were unimaginable at the start.
I knew as well as I knew anything that the oppressor must be liberated just as surely as the oppressed.
If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America.
Politics can be strengthened by music, but music has a potency that defies politics.
South Africans have no concept of time and this is also why we can't solve poverty and social problems… It's now 10 years since the fall of the Apartheid government and we cannot blame Apartheid for being tardy.
I have been influenced in my thinking by both west and east.
A bright future beckons. The onus is on us, through hard work, honesty and integrity, to reach for the stars.
I cannot and will not give any undertaking at a time when I, and you, the people, are not free. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.
If wealth is a magnet, poverty is a kind of repellent.
Sport has the power to inspire and unite people. In Africa, soccer enjoys great popularity and has a particular place in the hearts of people.
Sport has the power to inspire and unite people. In Africa, soccer enjoys great popularity and has a particular place in the hearts of people. That is why it is so important that the FIFA World Cup will, for the first time ever, be hosted on the African continent in 2010. We feel privileged and humbled that South Africa has been given this singular honour of being the African host country.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I can rest only for a moment, for with freedom come responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not yet ended.
It was not lack of ability that limited my people, but lack of opportunity.
One of the sad realities today is that very few people, especially young people, read books. Unless we can find imaginative ways of addressing this reality, future generations are in danger of losing their history.
I say to all those leaders, do not look the other way. Do not hesitate... It is within your power to avoid a genocide of humanity.
History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children.
Love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
We know it well that none of us acting alone can achieve success.
Whether you change the linen or stitch up wounds, cook the food or dispense the medicines, it is in your hands to help build a public service worthy of all those who gave their lives for the dream of democracy.
Where people of goodwill get together and transcend their differences for the common good, peaceful and just solutions can be found even for those problems which seem most intractable.
Let each know that for each the body, the mind and the soul have been freed to fulfill themselves.
Negotiation and discussion are the greatest weapons we have for promoting peace and development.
Quitting is leading too.
Poverty is not natural; it is man-made.
But the hard facts were that fifty years of non-violence had brought the African people nothing but more and more repressive legislation, and fewer and fewer rights.
Leaders will have to give clear and decisive leadership towards a world of tolerance and respect for difference, and an uncompromising commitment to peaceful solutions of conflicts and disputes.
Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.
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.
The education I received was a British education, in which British ideas, British culture, British institutions, were automatically assumed to be superior. There was no such thing as African culture.
The titanic effort that has brought liberation to South Africa, and ensured the total liberation of Africa, constitutes an act of redemption for the black people of the world.
Each of us is as intimately attached to the soil of this beautiful country as are the famous jacaranda trees of Pretoria and the mimosa trees of the bushveld -- a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world.
The collapse of good conscience and the absence of accountability and public scrutiny have led to crimes against humanity and violations of international law.
Honesty,sincer ity,simplicity, humility, pure generosity,abse nce of vanity,readines s to serve others -qualities which are within easy reach of every soul -are the foundation of one's spiritual life.
The New World Order that is in the making must focus on the creation of a world of democracy, peace, and prosperity for all.
There will be life after Mandela. On my last day I want to know that those who remain behind will say: 'The man who lies here has done his duty for his country and his people.'
To the youth of today, I also have a wish to make: be the scriptwriters of your destiny and feature yourselves as stars that showed the way towards a brighter future.
We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in your hands to make a difference.
I know that, throughout the world, there are good men and women concerned with the greatest challenges facing society today -- poverty, illiteracy, and disease.
Sport can create hope, where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than governments in breaking down racial barriers.
Once a person is determined to help themselves, there is nothing that can stop them.
Your victory has demonstrated that no person anywhere in the world should not dare to dream of wanting to change the world for a better place.
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.
In the end, reconciliation is a spiritual process, which requires more than just a legal framework. It has to happen in the hearts and minds of people.
Freedom is indivisible; the chains on any one of my people were the chains on all of them, the chains on all of my people were the chains on me.
I appeal to the Youth and those on the ground: start talking to each other across divisions of race and political organizations.
The Commonwealth makes the world safe for diversity.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
When you are behind bars with no hope of release, you need to find strength wherever you can. Personally, I found strength in Michael Jackson.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
It is wise to persuade people to do things and make them think it was their own idea.
In a sick country every step to health is an insult to those who live on its sickness.
Honour belongs to those who never forsake the truth even when things seem dark and grim, who try over and over again, who are never discouraged by insults, humiliation and even defeat.
It is most unusual to return to a place that has changed in ways you yourself have altered.
In my country we go to prison first and then become President.
Only 50 years ago persons with intellectual disabilities were scorned, isolated and neglected. Today, they are able to attend school, become employed and assimilate into their local community.
We know too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians.
I looked into the vast dome of blue emptiness that stretched out above me in all directions and the illusion was still there, the size and speed, and what information they were sending to mother earth.
We signal that good can be achieved amongst human beings who are prepared to trust, prepared to believe in the goodness of people.
We cannot proclaim this century the African Century and then ignore the AIDS pandemic, as some political leaders are apt to do. To claim this century the African Century is to declare war on AIDS.
When I came to Johannesburg from the countryside, I knew nobody, but many strangers were very kind to me. I then was dragged into politics, and then, subsequently, I became a lawyer.
I cannot say for certain if there is such a thing as love at first sight, but I do know that the moment I first glimpsed Winnie Nomzamo, I knew that I wanted to have her as my wife.
Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.
I approach every problem with optimism.
There is a universal respect and even admiration for those who are humble and simple by nature, and who have absolute confidence in all human beings irrespective of their social status.
There's one place where (Fidel Castro's) Cuba stands out head and shoulders above the rest -- that is in its love for human rights and liberty!
The habit of attending to small things and of appreciating small courtesies is one of the important marks of a good person.
The Children's Hospital will be a credible demonstration of the commitment of African leaders to place the rights of children at the forefront. Nothing less would be enough.
I understand that the legal position is under review in South Africa and that there will soon be a broader set of organizations to which donors can give and claim tax deductions.
The Liberty Bell is a very significant symbol for the entire democratic world.
I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.
We speak here of the challenge of the dichotomies of war and peace, violence and non-violence, racism and human dignity, oppression and repression and liberty and human rights, poverty and freedom from want.
The impression that you are a demigod worried me. I wanted to be like an ordinary human being with virtues and vices.
As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
I am convinced that floods of personal disaster can never drown a determined revolutionary nor can the cumulus of misery that accompanies tragedy suffocate him.
We must work together to ensure the equitable distribution of wealth, opportunity and power in our society.
A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.
I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses.
Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun, one's feet moving forward.
I discovered even before I went to jail that apartheid was not run by people who were monolithic in their approach. Some of them didn't even believe in apartheid.
We don't have to be victims of our past, that we can let go of our bitterness, and that all of us can achieve greatness.
The secret to success is to learn to accept the impossible, to do without the indispensable, and to bear the intolerable.
I commend #AIESEC's continuing efforts to develop the #future #business #leadership of our countries.
Our rich and varied cultural heritage has a profound power to help build our nation.
He knew when to compromise. Yet he never compromised his principles. He was a militant. Yet a militant who knew how to plan, assess concrete situations and emerge with rational solutions to problems.
I am confident that nobody will accuse me of selfishness if I ask to spend time, while I am still in good health, with my family, my friends and also with myself.
Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.
We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender and other discrimination.
I have never cared very much for personal prizes. A person does not become a freedom fighter in the hope of winning awards.
There is nobody more dangerous than one who has been humiliated, even when you humiliate him rightly.
The world remains beset by so much human suffering, poverty and deprivation. It is in your hands to make of our world a better one for all, especially the poor, vulnerable and marginalised.
I greet you all in the name of peace, democracy and freedom for all.
Together as a nation, we have the obligation to put sunshine into the hearts of our little ones. They are our precious possessions. They deserve what happiness life can offer.
The call now is for each of us to ask ourselves: are we doing all we can to help build the country of our dreams?
The Good News borne by our risen Messiah who chose not one race, who chose not one country, who chose not one language, who chose not one tribe, who chose all of humankind!
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
I have retired, but if there's anything that would kill me it is to wake up in the morning not knowing what to do.
By ancestry, I was born to rule.
I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.
What has sustained me even in the most grim moments is the knowledge that I am a member of a tried and tested family which has triumphed over many difficulties.
To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.
To deny people of their human rights is to challenge their very humanity. To impose on them a wretched life of huger and deprivation is to dehumanize them. But such has been the terrible fate of all black persons in our country under the system of apartheid.
Appearances matter -- and remember to smile.
When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
In prison, illusions can offer comfort.
Know your enemy -- and learn about his favorite sport.
AIDS is no longer just a disease, it is a human rights issue.
Blaming things on the past does not make them better.
There are so many men and women who hold no distinctive positions but whose contribution towards the development of society has been enormous.
Educating all of our children must be one of our most urgent priorities. We all know that education, more than anything else, improves our chances of
building better lives.
Times change, we need to change as well.
I will not leave South Africa, nor will I surrender. Only through hardship, sacrifice and militant action can freedom be won. The struggle is my life. I will continue fighting for freedom until the end of my days.
Disasters will always come and go, leaving their victims either completely broken or steeled and seasoned and better able to face the next crop of challenges that may occur.
These numbers are staggering, in fact incomprehensible. By all accounts, we are dealing with the greatest health crisis in human history.
I went as an observer, not a participant, for I do not think that I ever spoke. I wanted to understand the issues under discussion, evaluate the arguments, see the calibre of the men involved.
If our expectations--if our fondest prayers and dreams-- are not realized, then we should all bear in mind that the greatest glory of living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time you fall.
In the 21st Century, the capacity to communicate will almost certainly be a key human right.
I cannot conceive of Israel withdrawing if Arab states do not recognize Israel, within secure borders.