Nelson Mandela was a man who inspired people from all walks of life from all over the world.
Here are some of his most famous quotes to remember.
“I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people. Your tireless and heroic sacrifices have made it possible for me to be here today.” After his release from jail on the 11th of February, 1990
“We are going forward, the march towards freedom and justice is irreversible,” Mandela’s speech to a rally in Soweto on 13th February, 1990.
“I have fought very firmly against white domination, I have fought very firmly against black domination, I cherish the idea of a new South Africa where all South Africans are equal.” 17th April 1994
“Ordinary South Africans are determined that the past be known, the better to ensure that it is not repeated. They seek this not out of vengeance, but so that we can move into the future together” 9th February 1996
“After nearly 90 years of life, it is time for new hands to lift the burden. It is in your hands now.” 27th June, 2008.