Nelson Mandela - what they said
Key quotes after the death of Nelson Mandela:
-- US President Barack Obama: "He achieved more than could be expected of any man."
-- British PM David Cameron: "A great light has gone out in the world."
-- Archbishop Desmond Tutu: "He was a unifier from the moment he walked out of prison. He taught us how to come together and believe in ourselves."
-- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon: "He touched our lives in deeply personal ways."
-- Former US President Bill Clinton: "History will remember Nelson Mandela as a champion of human dignity and freedom, for peace and reconciliation."
-- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan: "A source of inspiration to oppressed peoples all over the world."
-- Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu: "He will be remembered as the father of the new South Africa."
-- Britain's Prince William: "We were just reminded of what an extraordinary and inspiring man Nelson Mandela was."
-- Microsoft founder Bill Gates: "His grace and courage changed the world. This is a sad day."
-- Amnesty International Chief Salil Shetty: "His courage helped change our entire world."
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