Nelson Mandela – A Giant of History

Nelson Mandela’s fantastic Nobel Lecture can be seen on . Watch and remember a truly unique man …

11 Inspiring Moments to Remember Nelson Mandela 

“But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.”

World leaders pay tribute to Nelson #Mandela

elson Mandela had one of the greatest encore careers ever! Bringing greatest gift to world after he turned 70! cc @encore

Nelson Mandela‘s legacy will live on forever. — Dalai Lama Foundation Found at

“Difficulties break some men but make others.” – Nelson Mandela Found at

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“Education is the most powerful weapon you can choose to change the world.” #Mandela

“To those who observed him closely, Nelson
#Mandela always carried himself as one who was born to lead” | BBC obit 

Who says politics and sport don’t mix.. “
@Truckerpaddy: The greatest picture in the history of sport

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.”

@UNDP 50s

Nelson Mandela’s words & deeds will keep inspiring those who advance dignity & fight injustice – @HelenClarkUNDP:


The entire world should pause to acknowledge Mandela‘s long fight for equality, democracy, and reconciliation. We need many more like him.

Mandela the day after his release from prison in Soweto, South Africa. His life in pictures

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Our cover when Nelson Mandela was freed

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Mandela knew that the vision of creating a new kind of nation was bigger than a single leader:

#Mandela tribute w/ picture and quote on South African President Jacob Zuma’s official webpage

Nelson Mandela in 1962.

“It always seems impossible until its done.”- #Mandela

@JuliaGillard 3m

The world has lost a great man. As we grieve for Nelson Mandela we should also celebrate his tremendous victory over prejudice and hate. JG

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Mandela the day after his release from prison in Soweto, South Africa. His life in pictures

RIP Madiba #Mandela

“His goodness was mixed with a steely determination and shrewd political instincts”  #Mandela

Today’s top news @ABCNews24: one of most significant figures of the 20th and 21st centuries Nelson Mandela has died

With passing of Nelson Mandela, the world has lost a leader who advanced the cause of equality

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” — Nelson Mandela. Thank you for your inspiration.

  1. Mandela survived an apartheid system that imprisoned him, only to fight for justice not revenge. Was he superhuman? No, an inspiring human.

  2. ‘I greet you all in the name of peace, democracy and freedom for all’ – Nelson Mandela, 1990 

  3. Africa’s Lincoln: Mandela stood head & shoulders above every leader of his generation, writes biographer John Carlin

Nelson Mandela has died. The UN stood in silence at the news “To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains…

#BREAKING: Former South African President Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95 #Mandela #ABCNews24

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Death of Mandela – the world reacts

@TonyAbbottMHR “When a man is denied the right to live t life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw” Mandela

  1. #NelsonMandela, #RIP. Sad farewell to best #leader of century, who believed in people & never gave up.

  2. “A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.” Vale, Nelson Mandela.

My friend Seymour Papert knew Mandela before and after Mandela was imprisoned. Papert fled SA as an anti-apartheid dissident.

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  1. An interactive look at Nelson Mandela‘s amazing life 

  2. Here the infamous 1962 document committing Nelson Mandela to prison: #MandelaCentre

  1. “When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw” Mandela

  2. Former South African president Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95 

  3. Vale Nelson Mandela: a man of heroic compromise | Marius Benson 

  4. We saw in #Mandela “what we seek in ourselves,” President Jacob Zuma says. 

  5. Moving moment at United Nations Security Council, which was in session when the news came through. Stood in silence for a minute. #mandela

“After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb”


  1. Hamba kahle Madiba. You did good, you made us whole. #NelsonMandela dies

  2. Today we lost not only a great man; we also lost one of the world’s greatest leaders  #Mandela

  3. Ban Ki-moon on #Mandela: A giant for justice & a down-to-earth human inspiration.

  4. Ban Ki-moon: “Nelson #Mandela was a giant for justice…No one did more to advance the values and aspirations of the United Nations.”

Some good words to live by in his memory. RIP Nelson Mandela Found at


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