I do not deny that I planned sabotage. I...

I do not deny that I planned sabotage. I did not plan it in a spirit of recklessness nor because I have any love of violence. I planned it as a result of a calm and sober assessment of the political situation that had arisen after many years of tyranny, exploitation and oppression of my people by the whites.

Author: Nelson Mandela

violence deny assessment oppression planned because political any plan many years situation calm love whites after sabotage had nor tyranny arisen did exploitation sober result spirit people


More Quotes from Nelson Mandela
Related quotes

It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts.

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her sou...

I dont fear death so much as I fear its prologues: loneliness, decrepitude, pain, debilitation, depr...

In 20 or 30 years, youll be able to hold in your hand as much computing knowledge as exists now in t...

And for every project, because it takes years, you can see the early drawings and collages as just a...