Arquivo para December 6th, 2013

Thanks Mandela, what I’ve learned with you

06 Dec

“I have fought against white domination and I have fought against black domination. mandelaDiedWhy we promoted the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all people can live in harmony and with equal opportunities. And ‘ an ideal which I hope to live , but if necessary , it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die. ” Nelson Mandela ‘s speech at his trial in 1964.

The message “The question that remains to be asked is whether it is politically correct to continue preaching peace and non-violence when it comes to a government whose policies have brought so much suffering and misery for South Africans … I’ll be back ” read by his daughter Zinzi in the suburb of Soweto in 1985 , still under apartheid , when transferred to another prison.

“When I saw the crowd , I raised my right fist and took a scream. I had not been able to do that because there are 27 years old and I was flooded with a sense of joy and strength,” February 11, 1990 when it was dissolved .

” The value of our shared reward should be measured and peace will triumph. Why humanity that unites blacks and whites in a race to tell each of us that we must live as children of heaven ” ( awarded the Nobel Peace Prize , shared with South African President FW de Klerk in 1993 ) .

“Having strong beliefs is the key to survive the difficulties. Your spirit can be full even when your stomach is empty … A man who takes away another man’s freedom is a prisoner of hatred, is trapped behind the bars of prejudice and the inability to see beyond … the oppressed and the oppressors are deprived of their humanity in the same way . “From his autobiography A Long Walk to Freedom 1994.