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Nelson Mandela by Himself: The Authorised Book of Quotations

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Nelson Mandela: By Himself is the definitive book of quotations from one of the great leaders of our time. This collection - gathered from privileged authorised access to Mandela's vast personal archive of private papers, speeches, correspondence and audio recordings - features nearly 2,000 quotations spanning over 60 years, many previously unpublished. Mandela's ...more
Hardcover, 289 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by MacMillan
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Aug 11, 2013 Donna Bridgette rated it it was amazing
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Mr.Mandela is an amazing human being-he is more inspiring to me than DR.King,Malcolm.X.-He does not fight JUST for the Black People of South Africa/The world-he continually,and powerfully reminds us that he is 1st-and foremost a Human Rights Activist-I 100% support his views on Child Maltreatment,and I love his descriptions of how wonderful children are.I hold him as an example of what to aspire to-he has DONE something to change society-lived through horrendous times,spent his life in JAIL for ...more
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Sep 06, 2013 Christina23 rated it really liked it
Great range of quotes and advice to consider. A book I'd like to refer back to and reread the quotations for awhile.
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a former President of South Africa, the first to be elected in a fully representative democratic election, who held office from 1994–99.

Before his presidency, Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist, and the leader of the African National Congress's armed wing Umkhonto we Sizwe. The South African courts convicted him on charges of sabotage, as well as other crimes com
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