As a human being, some of us been giving a lot of thought to Nelson Mandela in the aftermath of his death in December 2013. The media was abuzz about him and some people were wondering which individual African or another person from a different race would fill his shoes. Which world leader would be the new Nelson Mandela.
Well, many of us have read a lot about Mandela and see him as a reluctant celebrity. When you read some of his quotes, you get this impression. He did not think what he did was amazing and he just wanted to spend time with his family; something very normal husband and fathers do. Exhibited below are some examples;
“I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.”
“I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people.”
“I really wanted…
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