September 23rd, 2012 → 5:51 am @ // No Comments

    “Cowards die many times before their deaths,
    The valiant never taste of death but once.” – Julius Caesar

When Nelson Mandela was a prisoner in South Africa’s notorious apartheid-era Robben Island prison, a Complete Works of Shakespeare was surreptitiously passed around under the guise of a bible.  Many prisoners picked out favorite passages and signed their names by them.  Nelson Mandela signed his name by this one on December 16, 1977.

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