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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

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.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



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.

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.




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Quotes for: fear


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Quotes

Nelson Mandela also said...


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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.





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I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. 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. But I can rest only for a moment, for with freedom comes responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not yet ended.












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