Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who served 27 
years in prison for anti-apartheid activities and led his continent 
into a new era, has died at age 95.
World leader, civil rights icon, South African hero, Nelson Mandela will
 be remembered not only through the millions of lives he touched 
throughout his long life, but also through the words of wisdom he 
has shared in speeches all across the world.
From his rabble-rousing while leading South Africa's anti-apartheid
 movement, to his first address as the newly elected president of 
South Africa, Nelson Mandela's speeches remind us just how
 powerful and world-changing words can be. As we reflect on
 his legacy, check out some of Nelson Mandela's most poignant
 and eloquent moments in front of a microphone.
To celebrate the life of the former South African 
president and political activist, here are 10 quotes
 that embody the advice and observations of a
 man who has devoted his life to the service
 of humanity.