No record of Mandela saying ‘it always seems impossible until it’s done’
But there is no record of Mandela saying these words.
The database, which “serves as a source for accurate quotations by Mr Mandela”, is a searchable catalogue of addresses made by South Africa’s first black president.
Nelson Mandela Foundation senior researcher, Sahm Venter, told Africa Check that while the foundation doesn’t know where the quote originated from, they have no record of Mandela saying it
A detailed investigation by the website Quote Investigator looked into the possible origins of the quote.– 09/12/2016