Mandela Perspective

Choosing the right view-point in Africa

Viewing the twists and turns of Nelson Mandela’s life



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The modern work of art is a symbol. - Herbert Read

I view art as an inspirational tool. - Thomas Kincade

Crime does not pay as well as politics. - Alfred E. Newman

One does not marry art. One ravishes it. - Edgar Degas

Everybody knows politics is a contact sport. - Barrack Obama

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

Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace. - Oscar Wilde

The art of government is the organization of idolatry. - George Bernard Shaw

Character is the real foundation of all worthwhile success. - John Hays Hammond

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

It is easy to be nice, even to an enemy - from lack of character. - Dag Hammarskjold

Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things. - Keanu Reeves

It is a symbol of Irish art. The cracked looking-glass of a servant. - James Joyce

Nothing of character is really permanent but virtue and personal worth. - Daniel Webster

Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing. - Ralph Richardson

It is through art, and through art only, that we can realize our perfection. - Oscar Wilde

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

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. - Henry David Thoreau

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. - George Bernard Shaw

Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid. - Walter Winchell

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

Character is the result of two things: Mental attitude and the way we spend our time. - Elbert Green Hubbard

Change is an easy panacea. It takes character to stay in one place and be happy there. - Elizabeth Clarke Dunn

No matter how much fame and fortune you achieve, don't get wrapped up in yourself. - Dal Richards

Ideas are great arrows, but there has to be a bow. And politics is the bow of idealism. - Bill Moyers

Strength of character may be learned at work, but beauty of character is learned at home. - Henry Drummond

This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought. - Lin Yutang

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. - Salvador Dali

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

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

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

I have a great relationship with the blacks. I've always had a great relationship with the blacks. - Donald Trump

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

A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece. - Ludwig Erhard

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. - Albert Einstein

To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living. - Frederic Amiel

The greatest mistake we humans make in our relationships: we listen half, understand quarter, think zero, and react double. - Unknown

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right path, the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. - Anne Frank

The physician should look upon the patient as a besieged city and try to rescue him with every means that art and science place at his command. - Alexander of Tralles


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20-Jul-2017