17.

"We understand it still that there is no easy road to freedom.
We know it well that none of us acting alone can achieve success. We must therefore act together as a united people, for national reconciliation, for nation building, for the birth of a new world.
— 1994 Inaugural Address"

There can never be an easy road for the pioneer-climbers of freedom-heights, for unless and until they have guided each and every person to the summit, they shall not rest.

Beloved Brother, President Mandela, an entire nation follows in your footsteps — and behind it I see the vast caravan of humanity.