“I say there’s no such thing as failure. Failure is just a mistake trying to move you in a better direction.”
Oprah delivered a speech in South Africa honoring the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader spent 27 years in prison before becoming South Africa’s first democratically elected president and its first black president in 1994.
- Oprah Offers Rousing Tribute to Mandela in S. Africa Visit:
- Nelson Mandela 100:
- Biography of Nelson Mandela:
by Jenna Lee,