“I hate race discrimination most intensely
and all its manifestations. I have faught it
all during my life: I fight it now, and will do
so until the end of my days”
July 18, 1918 – Dec 05, 2013
Modern South Africa has lost his father. The international symbol of the world, admired by young & old, blacks & white has left this earth for a better place.
Rest in Peace Madiba!
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela born as a tribal prince, who lost his freedom to fight for the freedom of others. Faught for the freedom of the black South Africans against the anti apartheid government of that time and jailed for treason for 27 1/2 years (1964 – 1990) in the notorious prison Robben Island.
Won a Nobel Peace prize in 1993 (shared with de Klerk) and became the first democratically elected black President of the modern South Africa in 1994. He had the great ability to bridge the gap between the blacks and whites of the Modern South Africa. He also became an advocate for fighting against Aids .
Nelson Mandela was also known as Madiba by his tribal name retired from public life in 2004
I have re-blogged the article which I wrote on this blog in June 2013 while he was admitted at the hospital.
Finally Heaven has got ready to accept the great leader of earth.
Quotes of Nelson Mandela
There are only a handful of men & women on this earth who became the Masters of the situation and sacrificed their whole lives for the good will of fellow human beings.
Martin Luther King (Jr) from The United states of America, Mahatma Gandhi of India, 14th Dalai Lama in Exile , Mother Theresa of India , Aung San Suu kyi of Burma , Pakistani school girl Malala Yousafzai and Nelson Mandela (Madeba) are few of them.
While I type, the nonagenarian Nelson Mandela of South Africa is fighting for his life in a hospital.
I would like to share some of Nelson Mandela’s quotes below.
“Education is the most powerful weapon
which you can use to change the World”
“After climbing a great hill, one only finds that
there are many more hills to climb.”
“If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy. Then he
becomes your partner.”
“A good head and a good heart are
always a formidable combination”
Quotes of Nelson Mandela.