I thank whatever gods may be / For my unconquerable soul. / I am the master of my fate / I am the captain of my soul.

Nelson Mandela

[to his team] This is it! This is our destiny!

Francois Pienaar

[to his team] This country's changed. We need to change as well.

Francois Pienaar

Francois Pienaar: He invited me to tea.
Mrs. Pinnear: Who?
Francois Pienaar: The President.

[watching a rugby match] All the whites cheer for South Africa. All the blacks cheer for England.

Nelson Mandela

Brenda Mazibuko: This rugby, as a political calculation...
Nelson Mandela: It is a HUMAN calculation!

Jason Tshabalala: According to the experts, we'll reach the quarter-finals, and no further.
Nelson Mandela: According to the experts, you and I should still be dead.

I was thinking how a man could spend thirty years in prison, and come out and forgive the men who did it to him...

Francois Pienaar

Brothers and sisters, this is the time to build our nation!

Nelson Mandela

Mrs. Pinnear: What does he want?
Francois Pienaar: I think he wants us to win the World Cup...

Nelson Mandela: How long before the World Cup?
Jim Fleming: Don't get your hopes up. We're a damn disgrace!

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Invictus Quotes

[watching a rugby match] All the whites cheer for South Africa. All the blacks cheer for England.

Nelson Mandela

I thank whatever gods may be / For my unconquerable soul. / I am the master of my fate / I am the captain of my soul.

Nelson Mandela

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Clint Eastwood's Invictus tells the story of Nelson Mandela's attempt to unite apartheid-torn South Africa by having the national rugby...

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