Quote 6 – Nelson Mandelson – education and outlaws

Quote 6 – Nelson Mandelson – education and outlaws


Nelson Mandela impressed me no end. To go through all of the violence, threats and intimidation that he did; to be imprisoned with hard labour and horrendous conditions for so long; to see his friends tortured and killed; and to come out of the end not twisted by hatred. That is a towering figure of a man. He is an example to us all.

I have selected two quotes:

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Nelson Mandela

I agree – the way forward has to be education! It is why retrograde, primitive psychopaths like ISIS and the Taliban blow up schools and hack bloggers to death with machetes. Fundamentalists cannot stand truth. Their lies do not stand up to scrutiny. Education kills their philosophy.

“When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.”
Nelson Mandela

That was how I felt as a young man. If you do not believe in the philosophy of the society you live in you have to put yourself outside and oppose it.

I nominate the following people;

Mary is into the environment with beautiful photos. I’m sure she could come up with a quote or two.


Matt is full of Beat poetry – Bukowski is his scene – though a bit of Kerouac and Ginsberg are not far awa.


Georgina writes about the incredible nature in Spain and Portugal.


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