Nelson Mandela spent 27yrs in prison, 18 of them in a tiny 7x8ft concrete cell. He never lost his optimism & came out to change the world. His mantra? ‘It’s always seems impossible until it’s done.’ We’ll beat this bloody virus. It may take time, & fortitude, but we’ll beat it.
"As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest." — Nelson Mandela
Powerful truth: "As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.” ~ Nelson Mandela I've seen this prison play out in former partners and others. Extremely destructive.
History is full of heroes who have led humanity through darkness to the light: Joan of Arc. Gandhi. Nelson Mandela. In 2020 it's a redneck, gun-toting, mullet-sporting, sequin-wearing, gay, polygamist Oklahoma zookeeper called Joe Exotic. Me in @theTiser today 👇 #TigerKing
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. - Nelson Mandela *quote
"...For love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite." - Nelson Mandela
Former President Obama: “I believe in Nelson Mandela’s vision. I believe in a vision shared by Gandhi and King and Abraham Lincoln. I believe in a vision... built on the premise that all people are created equal and they’re endowed by our creator with certain inalienable rights."
A New York bookstore is featuring books today by writers from #ShitholeCountries including Nelson Mandela and Malala Yousafzai
BREAKING: Very sad news, doctors say Nelson Mandela is now in 'permanent vegetative state' & have advised family to turn off life support.