To jump straight to the quotes and their rendering, go down to ‘Meditating to Mandela’ quotes.’
One of the popular things about Nelson Mandela on the internet is the question on his faith. Was he Christian or not?
The other popular thing is his favourite line: “I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.” It is a line from the Stoic Victorian Poem ‘Invictus’ by William Ernest Henley. Read more
The following speaking techniques were observed from great speakers such as Malcolm X, Rory Sutherland, Nelson Mandela, Barack Obama and John Malkovich.
I call these techniques the Full-Up-Bounce Speaking Method. Read more
[Read with Nelson Mandela voice. This is a parody speech of Nelson Mandela giving encouragement to entrepreneurs. It never took place]
In 1952, Oliver Tambo and I decided to become entrepreneurs. We started South Africa’s first black-owned law firm – Mandela & Tambo – right during apartheid.
In the beginning things were hard, I only had 2 suits. So, don’t laugh at the young entrepreneur you see at conferences wearing the same suit over and over again.
Here is some little advice. Buy a black suit if it will be the only one for a long time. Any other colour will give you off – that you wear the same suit all the time. Read more