Feb 11 - Nelson Mandela Released 1990, afte 27 years in prison

On this day, in 1990, Nelson Mandela was released from a South African Prison after 27 years.

“As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.” – Nelson Mandela

“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” – Nelson Mandela

“The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” – Michaelangelo

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” – Nelson Mandela

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela

“I never lose. I either win or learn.” – Nelson Mandela

“A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.” – Nelson Mandela

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” – Nelson Mandela

“Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.” – Nelson Mandela

“May your choices reflect your hopes, and not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela

“The greatest glory in living is not in falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela

“I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.” – Nelson Mandela

“Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” — George Addair

“If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you will see obstacles.” – Wayne Dyer

“Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.” – Unknown

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou

“Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” —Jamie Paolinetti

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did.” – Mark Twain

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

“Be so happy that when others look at you they become happy too.” – Unknown

“The Secret of Change Is to Focus All of Your Energy, Not on Fighting the Old, But on Building the New.” – Socrates

“You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” – Charles Buxton

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” - Reinhold Niebuhr

"Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn't know before you lived through it. Honor your path. Trust your journey. Learn, grow, evolve, become." ~Creig Crippen

"Take care of yourself so you’re strong and healthy for the important people in your life. It’s not selfish. It’s self-nurturing, it’s necessary, and you’re allowed." - Farnoosh Brock