Nelson Mandela mural Photo: Thierry Ehrmann/Flickr Commons
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 8:13 AM EST

NelsonMandela1918_2013_Thumb.jpg

The man that the world is mourning today was a son, a husband, a father, a lawyer, a freedom fighter, a president, a statesman and a lot more. When Nelson Mandela passed away on Thursday, he left words behind that were uttered in court, written in letters from prison, spoken to accept the Nobel Peace Prize and more. Here are 10 quotes from Mandela to celebrate a long life committed to justice. 

recite-17974--976891681-1oycmpg.png

recite-18246--977057141-169zzi5.png

recite-18246--976815037-7ul5rd.png

recite-17974--976739332-1hafmrr.png

recite-17954--976658805-1t02etp.pngrecite-18246--976597393-cnyhe8.pngrecite-17954--976532093-77uz5d.pngrecite-17954--976365745-cqprcl.pngrecite-18246--976273109-1t25atq.pngrecite-18246--976205257-yvtk2t.png