Rate this quote:(5.00 / 1 vote)

I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.


Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (July 18, 1918- December 5, 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader who served as the first president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election

All Nelson Mandela quotes | Nelson Mandela Books

FAVORITE (4 fans)

Discuss this Nelson Mandela quote with the community:



    Find a translation for this quote in other languages:

    Ich bin kein Heiliger, es sei denn, Sie betrachten einen Heiligen als einen Sünder, der es weiter versucht.

    No soy un santo, a menos que pienses en un santo como un pecador que sigue intentándolo.

    je ne suis pas un saint, à moins que vous ne considériez un saint comme un pécheur qui continue d'essayer.

    मैं एक संत नहीं हूं, जब तक कि आप संत को पापी के रूप में नहीं समझते हैं जो कोशिश करता रहता है।

    non sono un santo, a meno che tu non pensi a un santo come a un peccatore che continua a provare.

    eu não sou um santo, a menos que você pense em um santo como um pecador que continua tentando.

    Nu sunt un sfânt, decât dacă te gândești la un sfânt ca la un păcătos care continuă să încerce.

    میں کوئی سنت نہیں ہوں ، جب تک کہ آپ کسی سنت کو گنہگار نہیں سمجھتے جو کوشش کرتا رہتا ہے۔

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)

    Quote of the Day Today's Quote | Archive

    Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

    Please enter your email address:


    Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:


    "Nelson Mandela Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 5 Jul 2022. <https://www.quotes.net/quote/41901>.


    We need you!

    Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!

    Our favorite collection of

    Famous Authors


    Browse Quotes.net


    Are you a quotes master?

    "Adventure is worthwhile in itself"
    • A. Bear Grylls
    • B. Amelia Earhart
    • C. Christopher Columbus
    • D. Elizabeth Taylor