Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Nelson Mandela
Rolihlahla Mandela
Nelson Mandela.
BornJuly 18, 1918
Umtata, South Africa
DiedDecember 5, 2013
Johannesburg, South Africa
South African civil rights leader. President of South Africa 1994-1999. Named President of the African National Congress 1991. Co-recipient of the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize.

The repository contains two quotes from Nelson Mandela.

Growing Up

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.


True reconciliation does not consist in merely forgetting the past.