Nelson Mandela, “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, “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
Motivational quotes
Image by symphony of love
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 (more Nelson Mandela quotes and sayings)

This is also featured at OM | Rekindling the Light Within

December 5, 2013: The world sees the passing of a great man, Nelson Mandela – one whom will always be an inspiration to the world. Nelson Mandela has taught me a great lesson in forgiveness, that no matter what we have gone through, we can choose kindness and understanding over anger. That we can choose love over hate. Quoting him, "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite." Thank you Madiba!

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6 Responses to Nelson Mandela, “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

  1. South African Tourism says:

    Hi, I’m a member of the Love South Africa group and we’d love to have your photo added to the group.

  2. symphony of love says:

    [http://www.flickr.com/photos/south-african-tourism] Hi, do feel free to add this to the group. It is my honour. Thank you and have a great day.

  3. South African Tourism says:

    [http://www.flickr.com/photos/pictoquotes] Thank you for posting your photo to the Love South Africa group. If you have any more photos of Nelson Mandela or photos you have taken in South Africa, please feel free to share them with us.

  4. symphony of love says:

    [http://www.flickr.com/photos/south-african-tourism] Thank you.

  5. waqas.ahmad says:

    thanks for your photo

  6. symphony of love says:

    [https://www.flickr.com/photos/51824506@N03] You are most welcome! 🙂

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