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RUUD GULLIT
It was wicked meeting Nelson Mandela
RIO FERDINAND
Of course, Nelson Mandela, everybody knows Nelson Mandela. I mean, he's a great gift not only fo...
MO IBRAHIM
Nelson Mandela and Malcolm X came out of prison stronger.
PHILIP EMEAGWALI
When my daughter was born, I called her Ella Bella Mandela, because she was born the day after Mande...
PHIL DANIELS
It's a blessing that South Africa has a man like Nelson Mandela.
DESMOND TUTU
Nelson Mandela understood that social transformation and economic transformation go hand in hand.
KLAUS SCHWAB
Nelson Mandela is awe inspiring - a person who really sacrificed for what he believed in. I feel tru...
ANNIE LENNOX
When Mandela passed away, the long walk to freedom will be longer and harder. I wish with my tears t...
PROFESSOR PEZHMAN MOSLEH
I was born in Bournemouth, England, in 1943.
J. PHILIPPE RUSHTON
I was born to be funny.
BUDDY HACKETT
I was born in Palo Alto, California in 1961.
ERIC ALLIN CORNELL
I was born 'neath a clouded star.
JULIA WARD HOWE
When Nelson Mandela after 27 years in prison came to Detroit and we were there to welcome him, what ...
JOHN CONYERS
I was born in a blender.
LORNA LUFT
I wasn't born a redhead, but I was born to be a redhead.
GEORGETTE MOSBACHER
Nelson Mandela was an outstanding leader and a mentor for me. I was in South Africa at the time he w...
GAIL KELLY
Out of the night that covers me,
Black as the Pit from pole to pole,
I thank whatever go...
WILLIAM ERNEST HENLEY
I met Nelson Mandela, and I really didn't know what to say. It was years ago at a benefit. I was...
ROBIN WILLIAMS
I had the honor to meet Nelson Mandela, and I heard him explain his forgiveness of his captors of 27...
DICK GEPHARDT
Like you do about Nelson Mandela, you can't help feeling the guy's a good man.
RALPH STEADMAN
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument."

[Address at the Nelson Mandela Foundat...
DESMOND TUTU
I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule. Consequently, my family pr...
WILLIAM S. GILBERT
I have been working for Africans since I was 18, when I got involved with the Nelson Mandela concert...
BONO
I have learned so much from Nelson Mandela, and he has been my leader. He is a perpetual inspiration...
MALALA YOUSAFZAI
I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule. Consequently, my family pr...
WILLIAM S. GILBERT
Nelson Mandela will always be the face of South Africa. The traveler passing through the country wil...
HENRY ROLLINS
Beirut is where I was born and raised.
REEM ACRA
I was born in August, no July, 1908.
SATCHEL PAIGE
I vehemently deny that I was born a cynic and a pessimist.
J. PAUL GETTY
I'm sorry, but I was born with a towel on my head.
CHARLES OLSON
I was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii.
STEVE CASE
I was born in Homestead, Florida.
CHRISSY METZ
I was born in 1953, so that's the Eisenhower administration.
LINCOLN CHAFEE
I was born with an evil face.
BARRY SLOANE
I was born in a slum, but the slum wasn't born in me.
JESSE JACKSON
Leadership is something I was born with.
CARMELO ANTHONY
I was born with a fierce need for independence.
MICHELLE WILLIAMS
To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady.
WILSON MIZNER
My mom says I was born screaming.
ELLE KING
True leaders are willing to die for their dreams. They don't oppress with ignorance; they impress wi...
ISRAELMORE AYIVOR
I was born to travel and write verse.
THEOPHILE GAUTIER
I was born as a soldier and will die as one.
MUSTAFA KEMAL ATATURK
I was born in the technology era.
MALUMA
As I was born to be unfortunate, my sun soon clouded.
DEBORAH SAMPSON
I was born and bred to be a great flirt.
CYBILL SHEPHERD
I was born into a family of preachers.
DAVID SOUL
When they had (Nelson) Mandela shows in London the bill was really mixed and I don't think we lost a...
PETER GABRIEL
We understand it still that there is no easy road to freedom. We know it well that none of us acting...
NELSON MANDELA
We have a revolutionary history to honor and uphold. Which was what Nelson Mandela did. He reminded ...
CHARLIE PIERCE
To be a philanthropist, you don't have to be Nelson Mandela. You just have to look around you an...
PRIYANKA CHOPRA
Many people believe that determining who is 'black' is rather easy, a task simplified by the...
RANDALL KENNEDY
I read everything, but generally more fact than fiction - especially autobiographies and biographies...
RICHARD BRANSON
Mandela alikuwa hodari ndiyo maana akapelekwa jela. Alikuwa mvumilivu ndiyo maana akakaa jela kwa mi...
ENOCK MAREGESI
I was born to hit a baseball. I can hit a baseball.
BARRY BONDS
I love people. I was born loving people.
BETSY PALMER
Am I 53 or 54? I think I'm 54. I was born in 1941. So this year I'll be 55.
CHARLES KEATING
I am not afraid... I was born to do this.
JOAN OF ARC
A lot of controversy over this possible invasion of Iraq. In fact, Nelson Mandela was so upset, he c...
JAY LENO
A lot of controversy over this possible invasion of Iraq. In fact, Nelson Mandela was so upset, he c...
JAY LENO
The popularity of leaders like Mandela was an invitation to counter-attack by the government. Mandel...
OLIVER TAMBO
I actually think it's what he represents they don't want to see depicted, because in that square one...
KEN LIVINGSTONE
I actually think it's what he represents they don't want to see depicted, because in that square one...
KEN LIVINGSTONE
I like people who are minimalist with their words. Jack Nicholson thinks a lot then says something, ...
DAVID A. STEWART
I was born in Dallas, Texas, but I was raised in south Florida. 'Ice Ice Baby' is about that...
VANILLA ICE
I was born in Fayette County, over in Lexington, Kentucky, but I was raised most of my life in Paint...
CHRIS STAPLETON
To be honest, I was born in luxury. I never saw the dearth of money, so money is not something which...
RANBIR KAPOOR
I mean, I grew up with pretty down-to-earth, atheist parents, but I was born a Pisces.
MELISSA AUF DER MAUR
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your pa...
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Nelson Mandela is a hero to all people who value freedom and dignity and justice. President Mandela'...
JACK WILSON
Twenty-seven years incarcerated, his jailer became his best friend. So if you need an example on how...
JIM BROWN
Retaliation retards your excellence. Nelson Mandela would not have been named as a great man if not ...
ISRAELMORE AYIVOR
Frankly, I was born with a silver spoon.
MITT ROMNEY
I was born at a bad time for Spain, but a really good one for cinema.
PEDRO ALMODOVAR
It was always easy for me. I was born very rich and lucky.
YAHOO SERIOUS
I was born in a family with a strong military background, so I chose to be a soldier.
WANG JIANLIN
I'm a night owl for sure. I was born at 1 A.M., and that's the excuse I use.
KARLA SOUZA
I don't think I was born beautiful. I just think I was born me.
NAOMI CAMPBELL
My father is from Bosnia, and my mother is from Croatia, but I was born in Sweden.
ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC
I was born and raised in the ghetto, on welfare, two minutes from homeless.
WILL.I.AM
I was born in San Bernardino in summer of '91 and grew up in Riverside, San Bernardino, and Vict...
KEITH STANFIELD
I consider the recording studio where I was born.
JIMMY IOVINE
I was born in India - but never really lived there.
AASIF MANDVI
I was born in Morocco and lived there until I was 13; I'm really proud of my heritage.
FRENCH MONTANA
The political, social, and spiritual impact of the life example set by Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela mig...
ABERJHANI
I'm half-Irish, half-Dutch, and I was born in Belgium. If I was a dog, I'd be in a hell of a...
AUDREY HEPBURN
I was born and raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania - in Amish Country!
JONATHAN GROFF
I was born in Sweden, and in Sweden we are known for the piracy services.
DANIEL EK
Where a beast would have claws, I was born with talent.
KLAUS KINSKI
I was born and raised in Los Angeles.
ERIK GRIFFIN
I was born in France. I grew up in Africa.
BENJAMIN MILLEPIED
We've been calling every hour on the hour and haven't found any major issues. We want the first day ...
CLIFFORD B. JANEY
Actually, I was born Adam Zachary Orth. Zak is short for my middle name. I was never called Adam.
ZAK ORTH
I was born in South Bend, and I've been a Hoosier all my life.
JACKIE WALORSKI
I was born in March 1949, a post war baby boomer.
JON ENGLISH
I was born in the middle of the century in the middle of the country, a classic Baby Boomer.
MITT ROMNEY
I was born in Washington, D.C., on February 19, 1941, the eldest of four sons.
DAVID GROSS
I was near sighted. I was born myopic, and I got glasses, right after that.
KITTY CARLISLE
Well, I was born and raised in Rochester, New York.
ARTHUR ROCK
I was born in Messina, Sicily. I stayed there until I was 18 and finished my studies.
MARIA GRAZIA CUCINOTTA

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I am confident that nobody... will accuse me of selfishness if I ask to spend time, while I am still...
NELSON MANDELA
I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people.
NELSON MANDELA
Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will.
NELSON MANDELA
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its childr...
NELSON MANDELA
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your pa...
NELSON MANDELA
I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.
NELSON MANDELA
There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of th...
NELSON MANDELA
Where globalization means, as it so often does, that the rich and powerful now have new means to fur...
NELSON MANDELA
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory w...
NELSON MANDELA
If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United State...
NELSON MANDELA
I can't pretend that I'm brave and that I can beat the whole world.
NELSON MANDELA
We can't afford to be killing one another.
NELSON MANDELA
I was called a terrorist yesterday, but when I came out of jail, many people embraced me, including ...
NELSON MANDELA
Our single most important challenge is therefore to help establish a social order in which the freed...
NELSON MANDELA
There are many people in South Africa who are rich and who can share those riches with those not so ...
NELSON MANDELA
No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.
NELSON MANDELA
We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, ...
NELSON MANDELA
I cannot conceive of Israel withdrawing if Arab states do not recognize Israel, within secure border...
NELSON MANDELA
Before I went to jail, I was active in politics as a member of South Africa's leading organizati...
NELSON MANDELA
Our human compassion binds us the one to the other - not in pity or patronizingly, but as human bein...
NELSON MANDELA
As an attorney, I could be rather flamboyant in court. I did not act as though I were a black man in...
NELSON MANDELA
There are many people who feel that it is useless and futile to continue talking about peace and non...
NELSON MANDELA
The education I received was a British education, in which British ideas, British culture, British i...
NELSON MANDELA
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the othe...
NELSON MANDELA
Then we'd get behind them and drive them up a valley. Then we'd stab a pig, it would cry, and then w...
NELSON MANDELA
That was one of the things that worried me - to be raised to the position of a semi-god - because th...
NELSON MANDELA