10 quotes that Winnie Madikizela-Mandela will be remembered for
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, veteran anti-apartheid activist and former wife to the late Nelson Mandela, died on Monday. She was 81.
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Here are some of the quotes she will be remembered for.
"To those who oppose us, we say, 'Strike the woman, and you strike the rock'."
"Together, hand in hand, with our matches and our necklaces, we shall liberate this country."
"I am the product of the masses of my country and the product of my enemy."
"I will not allow the selfless efforts of my husband and his friends to be abandoned. I will continue the struggle for a free and equal South Africa."
"They think because they have put my husband on an island that he will be forgotten. They are wrong. The harder they try to silence him, the louder I will become!"
"There is no longer anything I can fear. There is nothing the government has not done to me. There isn't any pain I haven't known."
"All what we fought for is not what is going on right now. It is a tragedy that he lived and saw what was happening, we cannot pretend like South Africa is not in crisis, our country is in crisis and anyone who cannot see that is just bluffing themselves."
"It is only when all black groups, join hands and speak with one voice that we shall be a bargaining force which will decide its own destiny."
"If you are to free yourselves you must break the chains of oppression yourselves. Only then can we express our dignity, only when we have liberated ourselves can we co-operate with other groups. Any acceptance of humiliation, indignity or insult is acceptance of inferiority."