Mandela Perspective

Choosing the right view-point in Africa

Viewing the twists and turns of Nelson Mandela’s life



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Hire character. Train skill. - Peter Schutz

Politics makes strange red-fellows. - Will Rogers

If that's art, I'm a Hottentot! - Harry S Truman

Our humor turns our anger into a fine art. - Mary Kay Blakely

In politics the middle way is none at all. - John Adams

Few maxims are true from every point of view. - Marquis de Lac de Clapiers Vauvenargue

I'm not making art, I'm making sushi. - Masaharu Morimoto

The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity. - Douglas Horton

Art is making something out of nothing and selling it. - Frank Zappa

Art is the demonstration that the ordinary is extraordinary. - Amedee Ozenfant

There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice. - Benjamin Disraeli

The new job of art is to sit on the wall and get more expensive. - Robert Hughes

Unto ourselves our own life is necessary, unto others our character. - St. Augustine

Tact is the art of convincing people that they know more than you do. - Raymond Mortimer

It is of little traits that the greatest human character is composed. - William Winter

The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. - Anne Frank

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion. - Aristotle

The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes. - Tony Blair

You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul. - George Bernard Shaw

Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine! - Thomas Hood

You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans. - Ronald Reagan

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. - Albert Einstein

It requires less character to discover the faults of others than is does to tolerate them. - J. Petit Senn

I've always thought that underpopulated countries in Africa are vastly under-polluted. - Lawrence Summers

Character is better than ancestry, and personal conduct is of more importance than the highest. - Thomas J. Barnardo

What is the first part of politics? Education. The second? Education. And the third? Education. - Jules Michelet

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. - Buddha

Talent is God-given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be thankful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful. - Harvey Mackay

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. - Aristotle

Politics, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong. - Richard Armour

Psychiatry is the art of teaching people how to stand on their own two feet while reclining on couches. - Sigmund Freud

Sometimes only a change of viewpoint is needed to convert a tiresome duty into an interesting opportunity. - Alberta Flanders

Marriage always demands the greatest understanding of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings. - Vicki Baum

'Tis not always in a physician's power to cure the sick; at times the disease is stronger than trained art. - Ovid

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. - Abraham Lincoln

One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President. - Lyndon B. Johnson

Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self-respect springs. - Joan Didion

I would solve a lot of literary problems just thinking about a character in the subway, where you can't do anything anyway. - Toni Morrison

In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other. - Voltaire

Faithfulness is essential to the character of a friend: without this there can be no safety in intimacy with and confidence in him. - Samuel Hopkins


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