Mandela Perspective

Choosing the right view-point in Africa

Viewing the twists and turns of Nelson Mandela’s life



Mandela Perspective Statue







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Politics is an inexact science. - Otto von Bismarck

Photographing a cake can be art. - Irving Penn

I view art as an inspirational tool. - Thomas Kincade

Art is the signature of civilizations. - Beverly Sills

The human body is the best work of art. - Jess C. Scott

In politics an absurdity is not a handicap. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate. - Emily Dickinson

Maintenance is as much art as it is science. - Unknown

Politics is just show business for ugly people. - Jay Leno

Character is not given to us; we build it ourselves. - Mabel Hale

The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds. - Jawaharlal Nehru

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

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. - Pablo Picasso

Some German words are so long that they have perspective. - Mark Twain

A little perspective, like a little humor, goes a long way. - Allen Klein

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

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure. - Dale Carnegie

Politics is the chloroform of the Irish people, or, rather the hashish. - Oliver St. John Gogarty

Anyone who says you can't see a thought simply doesn't know art. - Wynetka Ann Reynolds

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said. - Peter F Drucker

I was always a character actor: I just looked like Little Red Riding Hood. - Paul Newman

To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine. - Henry Ward Beecher

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. - Jacob Bronowski

Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion. - Mark Twain

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

We all lose our looks eventually, better develop your character and interest in life. - Jacqueline Bisset

Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed. - Robert Gallagher

A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's. - Jean Paul Richter

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

South Africa is the most beautiful country I have been to. Canada is also hugely underrated. - Honor Blackman

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him. - Malcolm S Forbes

Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Character is, in the long run, the decisive factor in the life of individuals and of nations alike. - Theodore Roosevelt

Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live, as well as strong to think. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself. - Bertrand Russell

One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government. - Donald Trump

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand. They don't wrap fish in our work. - Hugh N Jacobsen

Despite all our toil and progress, the art of medicine still falls somewhere between trout casting and spook writing. - Ben Hecht


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26-Apr-2018