Education at its best is a process of liberation from prejudice which frees the human heart from its violent passions. Through education people can be delivered from powerlessness, from the burden of mistrust directed against themselves. And those who have learned to trust in themselves are then naturally able to believe in the latent capacities of others.
Stories of Hope
Despite being imprisoned for 10,000 days for his unwavering belief in human dignity, Mandela never gave in to despair.