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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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India is Gandhi's country of birth; South Africa his country of adoption. He was both an Indian and a South African citizen. Both countries contributed to his intellectual and moral genius, and he shaped the liberatory movements in both colonial theaters.
Nelson Mandela




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Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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In fact, every child is to a certain extent a genius, and every genius to a certain extent a child.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.”
Pablo Picasso
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My books are like water those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.”
Mark Twain
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What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.”
Eugene Delacroix
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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.”
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Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.”
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
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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.”
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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
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While poverty persists, there is no true freedom.”
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