What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.
Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
Leap, and the net will appear.
Only the educated are free.
The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.
Well done is better than well said.
Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.
Who seeks shall find.
I am confident that nobody... will accuse me of selfishness if I ask to spend time, while I am still in good health, with my family, my friends and also with myself.
Our human compassion binds us the one to the other - not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Sometimes, I feel like one who is on the sidelines, who has missed life itself.
I made a mistake by being ejected from the presidency. Next time, I will choose a Cabinet which will allow me to be life President.
I do not deny that I planned sabotage. I did not plan it in a spirit of recklessness nor because I have any love of violence. I planned it as a result of a calm and sober assessment of the political situation that had arisen after many years of tyranny, exploitation and oppression of my people by the whites.
Give a child love, laughter and peace, not AIDS.
Only free men can negotiate prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.
Only free men can negotiate. A prisoner cannot enter into contracts.