“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” Nelson Mandela (Long Walk to Freedom)

From a supposed “terrorist” who spent 27 years in prison to the “father” of a country that is a role model for change and peaceful reconciliation, Nelson Mandela is a giant. Today, at 95, the great Mandela died. To honor him, I have taken 27 of his greatest quotes and used the most commonly occurring words to create this word cloud:


In a rare show of brevity, I’ll let Mandela speak for himself. May he rest in peace, knowing that the world was better for his having lived.

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