Nelson Mandela: I thank whatever gods may be / For my unconquerable soul. I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul.
Brenda Mazibuko: You’re risking your political capital, you’re risking your future as our leader.
Nelson Mandela: The day I am afraid to do that is the day I am no longer fit to lead.
Nelson Mandela: Brothers and sisters, this is the time to build our nation! | permalink
Francois Pienaar: I was thinking how a man could spend thirty years in prison, and come out and forgive the men who did it to him.
Jason Tshabalala: According to the experts, we’ll reach the quarter-finals, and no further.
Brenda Mazibuko: This rugby, as a political calculation…
Francois Pienaar: [to his team] This country’s changed. We need to change as well.
Nelson Mandela: You criticize without understanding. You seek only to address your own personal feelings. That is selfish thinking, Zindzi. It does not serve the nation.
Francois Pienaar: I may break my arm, my leg, my neck, but I will not let that freaking guy go.
Nelson Mandela: My family is very large. 42 million.