#Nelson_Mandela Inspirational Leader as mourn by World Leaders


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Mandela left a legacy that will not be with us forever. Mandela is remembered in every corner of the globe. He influenced the world leaders and the people of the world. Nelson Mandela, the father of our nation and one of the world's greatest icons.

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#Nelson_Mandela Inspirational Leader as mourn by World Leaders

  1. 1. ∙ Mandela left a legacy that will not be with us forever. ∙ Mandela is remembered in every corner of the globe. He influenced the world leaders and the people of the world. ∙ Nelson Mandela, the father of our nation and one of the world's greatest icons.
  2. 2. FW de Klerk, South Africa's last white president and Mandela's predecessor: o "Mandela's biggest legacy ... was his remarkable lack of bitterness and the way he did not only talk about reconciliation, but he made reconciliation happen in South Africa," o Mandela was a "great unifier". o "Mandela’s emphasis on reconciliation was his greatest legacy."
  3. 3. “He was a unifier from the moment he walked out of prison. He taught us how to come together and believe in ourselves.” “God was so good to us in South Africa by giving us Nelson Mandela to be our President at a crucial moment in our history. “He inspired us to walk the path of forgiveness and reconciliation and so South Africa did not go up in flames. Thank you God, for this wonderful gift who became a moral colossus, a global icon of forgiveness and reconciliation. May he rest in peace and rise in glory.” “One gift that you and I can give to the world as a fitting memorial, remembrance of Tata is for us to become what the world had thought impossible”.
  4. 4. President Barack Obama, President of the United States of America: "Nelson Mandela achieved more than could be expected of any man," "Today, he has gone home. We have lost one of the most inspirational, influential, courageous, and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this Earth. He no longer belongs to us -- he belongs to the ages." "Nelson Mandela lived for an ideal and he made it real. He achieved more than could be expected from any man.” "He no longer belongs to us, he belongs to the ages." Madiba transformed South Africa and "moved all of us".
  5. 5. “No one did more in our time to advance the values and aspirations of the UN. Nelson Mandela showed what is possible for the world and within each of us if we belief.” "Only because of such a great man like Nelson Mandela is it possible that particular people in Africa and elsewhere are able to enjoy freedom and human dignity. "We have to learn the wisdom and determinations and commitment of Mr Mandela to make this world better for all." “Mandela was "a giant for justice" whose "selfless struggle for human dignity, equality and freedom" inspired many people around the world”. "Nelson Mandela showed what is possible for our world, and within each one of us, if we believe a dream and work together for justice and humanity," "Let us continue each day to be inspired by Nelson Mandela's lifelong example to keep working for a better and more just world."
  6. 6. Queen Elizabeth, Queen of England: She was "deeply saddened" by Mr Mandela's death, saying he "worked tirelessly for the good of his country, and his legacy is the peaceful South Africa we see today".
  7. 7. : "Nelson Mandela's message will not disappear. It will continue to inspire fighters for freedom, and to give confidence to peoples in the defence of just causes and universal rights."
  8. 8. "He spent much of his life standing against the injustice of apartheid.” "When that fight was won, he inspired us again by his capacity to forgive and reconcile his country.” "While the world may never see another Nelson Mandela, he has inspired countless men and women throughout the world to live more courageous and honest lives."
  9. 9. Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland: Described him as a "towering statesman" whose influence "transcended ideology, race and creed".
  10. 10. Prince Charles of England: "Mr Mandela was the embodiment of courage and reconciliation." "He was also a man of great humour and had a real zest for life. With his passing, there will be an immense void not only in his family's lives, but also in those of all South Africans and the many others whose lives have been changed through his fight for peace, justice and freedom."
  11. 11. Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister: “He was the "father of his people", adding: "He will be remembered as the father of new South Africa and as an outstanding moral leader."
  12. 12. "Nelson Mandela's shining example and his political legacy of non-violence and the condemnation of all forms of racism will continue to inspire people around the world for many years to come.
  13. 13. Vladimir Putin, Russian President: “Described Mr Mandela as "one of the greatest politicians in modern times", saying the former South African leader was a man who never betrayed his convictions. "Mandela, having gone through the most difficult ordeals, was committed to the end of his days to the ideals of humanism and justice," Mr Putin was quoted as saying in a statement.
  14. 14. Hassan Rouhani Iranian President: "With a heavy heart, we say goodbye to Nelson Mandela. Surely, his legacy will remain a source of inspiration and courage for all people."
  15. 15. Said: "Humanity has lost a tireless champion of peace, liberty and equality."
  16. 16. "There are some persons that we will never like to know that they have disappeared. Nelson Mandela was one of those persons, a great man that left his mark, not only in his native South Africa, not only in Africa, but all over the world. “His name will be not only in history books, but in the hearts and minds of many people around the world”. "What a great example Nelson Mandela was, Nelson Mandela is, because his example will be bigger than death."
  17. 17. “Hailing him as an example for those fighting for justice and peace”. "The example of this great leader will guide all those who fight for social justice and peace in the world". She described South Africa's first black president, who died at his home in Johannesburg at the age of 95, as the greatest personality of the 20th century.
  18. 18. "One man united an entire world, one man changed an entire world, one man with a moral force has shown that he is stronger than all armies, stronger than all forces. We shall remember him with love and appreciation and we shall not forget his personality because we need it to guide our lives in the future."
  19. 19. Goodluck Jonathan, Nigerian President: "A source of inspiration to oppressed peoples all over the world." "Although it has come at the advanced age of 95, Madiba's death will create a huge vacuum that will be difficult to fill in our continent. He will be sorely missed by all who cherish love, peace and freedom the world over ... "
  20. 20. Manmohan Singh, Indian Prime Minister: “A giant among men has passed away. This is as much India's loss as South Africa's. He was a true Gandhian," "His life and work will remain a source of eternal inspiration for generations to come. I join all those who are praying for his soul."
  21. 21. George W Bush, Former US president: "He bore his burdens with dignity and grace, and our world is better off because of his example."
  22. 22. : “Described Mandela as the world's "most powerful symbol of reconciliation, hope and progress"’.
  23. 23. : "History will remember Nelson Mandela as a champion for human dignity and freedom, for peace and reconciliation."
  24. 24. John Kerry, US Secretary of State: "Now that his long walk has ended, the example he set for all humanity lives on. He will be remembered as a pioneer for peace."
  25. 25. "Above all, he showed us the power of people, in the cause of justice, to overcome the mightiest obstacles. He moved the world and the world will miss him deeply."
  26. 26. Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister: "The hope he offered was enough to unite races; it bridged cultures and transcended generations; and it could heal the deepest divides."
  27. 27. William Hague, Foreign Secretary: "An international icon and inspiration to millions, his appeal transcended race, religion and class. His courage, humility and sense of forgiveness have secured his place in history."
  28. 28. Lakhdar Brahimi, Former Foreign Minister of Algeria: "Men and women everywhere feel they have lost someone very close to them, a man they loved deeply and respected and admired profoundly”. "It was such a privilege to have known him, to have listened to him a number of times, to have participated, however modestly, in his gigantic achievement: the end of apartheid and the restoration of lasting peace and reconciliation in South Africa."
  29. 29. "I would like to express my extreme grief at the passing away of a man who stood for human rights and for equality in this world. He made us all understand that nobody should be penalised for the colour of his skin, for the circumstances into which he is born”. "He also made us understand that we can change the world. We can change the world by changing attitudes, by changing perceptions. For this reason I would like to pay him tribute as a great human being who raised the standard of humanity."
  30. 30. The Dalai Lama: “In his death the world has lost a great leader, whose steadfast and unflinching determination played a key role in securing peace and reconciliation during South Africa’s transition from apartheid rule. Under his leadership South Africa was transformed through peaceful means, in the spirit of reconciliation. “He was a man of courage, principle and unquestionable integrity, a great human being, someone of whom we can truly say, 'He lived a meaningful life.' I pray for him and offer my heartfelt condolences to you, the members of your family and the entire people of South Africa”.
  31. 31. Kofi Annan, Former United Nations SecretaryGeneral: "The world has lost a visionary leader, a courageous voice for justice, and a clear moral compass. By showing us that the path to freedom and human dignity lies in love, wisdom and compassion for one another, Nelson Mandela stands as an inspiration to us all. "I shall never forget his expansive smile and gentle demeanour, nor his steely determination and wonderful sense of humour. I have lost a dear friend. While I mourn the loss of one of Africa’s most distinguished leaders, Madiba's legacy beckons us to follow his example to strive for human rights, reconciliation and justice for all."
  32. 32. The Duke of Cambridge: "It is extremely sad and tragic news. We are just reminded of what an extraordinary and inspiring man Nelson Mandela was."
  33. 33. dream-it-plan-it-do-it References: http://www.cnn.com http://news.sky.com http://www.aljazeera.com/news/africa http://www.sabc.co.za http://www.enca.com