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Be a Champion of Freedom


A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Be a Champion of Freedom – As Nelson Mandela said, “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances freedom of others.”

10 Qualities of Greatness Inspired by Nelson Mandela


INSPIRATION: For the last ten years, I’ve been talking about a world where “power” is not defined by how much control you have over others, but how much control you have over your Self. It’s not about how many things you acquire, it’s about how many people you inspire. Nelson Mandela epitomizes this Power Living vision and gives us a model of a life well-lived. His example can inform our own daily choices.

I am confident that nobody… will accuse me of selfishness if I ask to spend time, while I am still in good health, with my family, my friends and also with myself.
- Nelson Mandela

Keep Your Head Up

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A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Keep Your Head Up – As Nelson Mandela said, “Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.”

When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.
- Nelson Mandela

Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.
- Nelson Mandela

I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.
- Nelson Mandela

No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.
- Nelson Mandela