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Nelson Mandela

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Biography - Nelson Mandela:

South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader.
Born: 1918 - Died: 2013
Period:
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: South Africa
South Africa

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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.
Nelson Mandela



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French
J'ai appris que le courage n'est pas l'absence de peur, mais la capacité de la vaincre. L'homme courageux n'est pas celui qui ne ressent pas la peur, mais celui qui parvient à la surmonter.”
Nelson Mandela

German
Ich habe gelernt, dass Mut nicht die Abwesenheit von Furcht ist, sondern der Triumph darüber. Der mutige Mann ist keiner, der keine Angst hat, sondern der, der die Furcht besiegt.”
Nelson Mandela



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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”
Mark Twain

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Audacity augments courage hesitation, fear.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences



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Quotes about courage:


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The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.”
Michel de Montaigne
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Have courage to use your own reason!”
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?
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There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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The courage of Truth, the belief in the power of the spirit, is the first condition of philosophical study.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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It is better to trust in ability than in luck.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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Courage is found in unlikely places.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings
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Quotes about fear:


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Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear. ”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.”
Salvador Dalí
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To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”
Bertrand Russell
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Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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Often the fear of one evil leads us into a worse.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - Art Poétique
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Who fears to suffer, already suffers what he fears.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
Nelson Mandela
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If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.”
Nelson Mandela
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Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.”
Nelson Mandela
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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Nelson Mandela
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While poverty persists, there is no true freedom.”
Nelson Mandela
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Gandhi rejects the Adam Smith notion of human nature as motivated by self-interest and brute needs and returns us to our spiritual dimension with its impulses for nonviolence, justice and equality.He exposes the fallacy of the claim that everyone can be rich and successful provided they work hard. He points to the millions who work themselves to the bone and still remain hungry.”
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