Madiba – Nelson Mandela 1918-2013
Farewell Madiba you were a true Statesman who made great sacrifices for your people, always having their interests at heart. By your actions and sacrifices you changed the world for the better. We will all miss you.
His fundamental creed was best expressed in his address to the sabotage trial in 1964.
“I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination,” he said.
“I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.”