Mandela Perspective

Choosing the right view-point in Africa

Viewing the twists and turns of Nelson Mandela’s life



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All politics is applesauce. - Will Rogers

Dust thou art, to dust returnest. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Politics have no relation to morals. - Niccolo Machiavelli

Art is the signature of civilizations. - Beverly Sills

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

Character is what you think in the dark. - Dwight L. Moody

Art is a house that tries to be haunted. - Emily Dickinson

An art thief is a man who takes pictures. - George Carlin

Character is not what you are in the dark. - Unknown

Everybody knows politics is a contact sport. - Barrack Obama

All great art comes from a sense of outrage. - Glenn Close

Character, not circumstances, makes the man. - Booker T. Washington

Happiness is not the end of life; character is. - Henry Ward Beecher

Habits form character, and character forms destiny. - James Allen

Appropriate rules cultivate a disciplined character. - Bill Welker

War has rules, mud wrestling has rules - politics has no rules. - Ross Perot

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. - Sun Tzu

It's a terrible shame that politics has become show business. - Sydney Pollack

Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character. - Oscar Levant

I'm a guy who can't function well in life, but I can in art. - Woody Allen

Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake a whole relationship. - Sharon Stone

Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

Fame is only good for one thing - they will cash your check in a small town. - Truman Capote

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

The practice of art isn't to make a living. It's to make your soul grow. - Kurt Vonnegut

A filmmaker we almost lost to politics... my friend and colleague, Warren Beatty. - Jack Nicholson

Propaganda is the art of persuading others of what you don't believe yourself. - Abba Eban

Actions, looks, words and steps form the alphabet by which you may spell character. - Johann Kasper Lavater

Marketers need to build digital relationships and reputation before closing a sale. - Chris Brogan

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

In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman. - Margaret Thatcher

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

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better. - Andre Gide

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

Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions. - Earl Gray Stevens

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

What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those? - Gilbert Highet

The quality of your life is determined by the quality of your relationships. The quality of your business is no different. - Harvey Mackay

When it comes to politics, I sit down on a sofa and grab some popcorn - or sometimes I crouch down in order not to get shot. - Sergey Galitsky

From a shy, timid girl I had become a woman of resolute character, who could no longer be frightened by the struggle with troubles. - Anna Dostoevsky


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21-Sep-2017