Nelson Mandela on children and family: Top 12 passionate quotes

Nelson Mandela, the father of six children, has opined eloquently about children, family, and home and here are his top quotes on the subject.

2. The character of society

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    A child kisses Nelson Mandela, Friday, July 31, 2009 during the launch of a children's hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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"The true character of a society is revealed in how it treats its children." 

– Launch of the Blue Train, Worcester Station, Worcester, South Africa,  Sept. 27, 1997  

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