Abdul Gani (16) of 11th Ave, Laudium:
“Apartheid is gone with the help of Mandela. Nelson Mandela wanted each and every child to go to school and this is one of his dreams which each South African must follow.”
Mohammed Saeed (32) of Bengal Str, Laudium:
“Nelson Mandela has done lot of things for the upliftment of sports. Mandela encouraged sports and as a sports school we are inspired by Madiba. Our youth must follow his principles to make South Africa great again.”
Janine Michael (17) of Grey Street, Laudium:
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”
Daniel Carvalio (23) from Nikkel Str, Proclaimation Hill:
“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. These are words from a wise man. –Tata Madiba.”
Michael Emran (18) of Jewel Street, Laudium:
“Mandela inspired children to go to school as education is vital for each and every one. He taught us alot and we must follow his principles to grow together as a nation regardless of our colour.”
Mustafa Sulieman (16) of Mocha Str, Laudium:
“Education is the only weapon that can change the world in a better way without destroying anyone. Happy Mandela Day.”
Aqila Vally (16) of Cuprene Street, Laudium:
“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again. Happy Mandela Day.”
Murshaad Gee (30) of Montana Gardens, Pretoria:
“Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do. Happy Mandela Day.”
Adnaan Tayob (20) of Peter Street, Erasmia:
“Nelson Mandela inspired many people to do good and taught South Africans that all people are equal.”
Shamieg Albertus (15) of Primrose Str, Laudium:
“Be compassionate enough to understand the sufferings of other people. Happy International Nelson Mandela Day.”
Mercia Joy Dave (33) of Taj Street, Laudium:
”What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.”
Mehnaaz Majothi (20) of Taj Street, Laudium:
“Many people in this country have paid the price before me and many will pay the price after me. Happy Mandela Day.”
Nima Isaac (21) of Centurion:
“Mandela was an important icon for South Africa and the world. He was an inspiration for everyone.”
Jonathan Naidoo (17) of Agra Street West, Laudium:
Madiba said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Muhammad Hamza Shahid (18) of Bangladesh Heights, Laudium:
“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. Happy Mandela Day.”
Devashni Moodley (15) of Jacinth Street, Laudium:
“Nelson Mandela saved us from Apartheid, and that is why we enjoy freedom today. Happy Mandela Day!”