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  • It was also the tribe of Nelson Mandela, Govan Mbeki, and many other heroes of the African National Congress.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Sponsored by a major newspaper, the Johannesburg Sunday Times, their team had inspired effusive national pride and had received a personal blessing from President Nelson Mandela prior to their departure.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • But, believe it or not, if, before you take the IAT, I were to ask you to look over a series of pictures or articles about people like Martin Luther King or Nelson Mandela or Colin Powell, your reaction time would change.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • They knew me as Nelson Mandela attorney-at-law, not Nelson Mandela outlaw.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom

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  • They knew me as Nelson Mandela attorney-at-law, not Nelson Mandela outlaw.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • My capture and case had made headlines in every paper: "POLICE SWOOP ENDS TWO YEARS ON THE RUN" was one; "NELSON MANDELA UNDER ARREST" was another.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • I call on Nelson Mandela.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • At the end of the day, Van Rensburg stood in front of us and said, "Fikile Barn and Nelson Mandela, I want to see you in front of the head of prison."
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Each man replied the same way: "I have many complaints, but our spokesman is Mr. Nelson Mandela at the end of the corridor."
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • We were driven to the Palace of Justice in Pretoria, where the Supreme Court sits, for the opening of The State versus the National High Command and others, what later became known as The State versus Nelson Mandela and others, and is still better known as the Rivonia Trial.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom

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  • I stood in the cell that held Nelson Mandela for eighteen years on Robben Island, and I searched for family in a small Cuban town outside Havana.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • There is no doubt that the millions of people who subsequently became supporters of this campaign had no idea of precisely who Nelson Mandela was.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • I also learned about ubuntu—the Xhosa word for humanity—and the power of authentic leadership as exhibited by giants like Nelson Mandela and a thousand other self-sacrificing visionaries who had managed the unforeseen transition from apartheid to democracy without a bloodbath.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • He seemed a bit irritated and then, he said, "Ag, you’re Nelson Mandela, and this is Cecil Williams, and you are under arrest!
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • "Accused number one, Nelson Mandela, do you plead guilty or not guilty?"I rose and said, "My Lord, it is not I, but the government that should be in the dock.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
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