Long Walk To Freedom

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Long Walk to Freedom is Nelson Mandela’sepic autobiography. It is an inspirational account of his turbulent life. Admist the dark passages of South African history the book reveals a profound humanity and often good sense of humour.

Quotes from A Long Walk To Freedom

“I dare not linger, for my long walk is not yet ended.”

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“You may succeed in delaying, but never in preventing the transition of South Africa to a democracy”

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“Any man that tries to rob me of my dignity will lose”

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“A Man who takes away another man’s freedom is a prisoner of hatred”

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“The victory of democracy in South Africa is the common achievement of all humanity”

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“The authorities (at Robben Island) liked to say that we received a balanced diet; it was indeed balanced ‒ between the unpalatable and the inedible

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“Prison itself is a tremendous education in the need for patience and perseverance. It is above all a test of one’s commitment”

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“I always knew that someday I would once again feel the grass under my feet and walk in the sunshine as a free man”

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“I have always believed that exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind”

All Extracts from Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela

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Long Walk To Freedom available at Amazon.com