Born: July 18, 1918
Birthplace: Mveso, Transkei, South Africa
Died: December 5, 2013
Occupation: Anti-Apartheid Revolutionary and Head of State
Profile: President of South Africa (1994-1998). Corecipient of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Peace.
Number of Quotes: 5
I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
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.
Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
The time for the healing of the wounds has come. The moment to bridge the chasms that divide us has come. The time to build is upon us.