“Honour belongs to those who never forsake the truth even when things seem dark and grim, who try over and over again, who are never discouraged by insults, humiliation and even defeat.”

~ Nelson Mandela from a letter to Winnie Mandela, Written on Robben Island, 23 June 1969 LivingTheLegacy



On this day, 29 August 2007 Nelson Mandela attended the unveiling of his statue in Parliament Square, London



 “It is your duty to examine the conduct of public figures and to place them in the spotlight – that is your duty.”

~ Nelson Mandela talking to journalists in response to a question about his pending separation, South Africa, 1992 LivingTheLegacy