Message of support

Peace takes so much more courage than war. Understanding takes so much more work than intolerance. Getting started is harder than doing something. Be brave enough to be different.
Kat
USA
The world is leveraging our global interdependence, love is the overwhelming force within our brave new world, dictators and war mongers will get tired and learn that they were love all along
Tony Maden
Midwest USA
The time for terror is long past... we now need to support each other by building trust and understanding between all nations so that our children and grandchildren may grow in harmony for a peace
Susie Briscoe
UK
all the people must work in this way because all are brothers and sisters living together in the same planet, thanks dear Elders for your help in this way
Esther
Spain
God was here on earth among us in this truly great human being. May Mandela's life and work be not in vain but now become a turning point in our history.
Cath McEwen
Australia
The only way we can ever reach some sort of peace is when each of us look at the person or persons in our own life that we dislike for whatever reason, and treat them with respect.
Patrik
Sweden
Perhaps you would consider highlighting the work of the voluntary Transition Town movement, born here in Kinsale 2005, and now active in communities all over the world ?
Alan Clayton
Ireland
Both sides, Israelis and Palestinians deserve to live in peace and recognize each other existence. Israelis to give back the 1967 occupied lands and Palestinians to acknowledge the state of Israel.
Sultan Salem
Jordan
I thank whatever Gods may be, For your unconquerable soul
Cally Stephens Nielson
Utah, USA
Sustainable world: just, sufficient, honest, harmonious.
Marie Lloyd
Kingston, ON, Canada
Life is precious everywhere. My prayers are with the elders and the good work they are doing.
Denice Laws
USA
Here's a good start...The Venus Project http://www.thevenusproject.com/ You may call it Utopia....however as Lennon sang in Imagine..."I hope some day you will join us" Peace!!
Rob
Northern California - USA
The entire country' ,from the sea to the river,should be open to both Israelis and Palestinians, enjoying equal rights and rejecting any discrimination. This political entity should be a Condominium,
Ervin Y. Kedar (prof. Ph.D.)
Israel/Palestine
Baba Mandela: I saw you in Oak., CA when you came. The spirit of the place was electric. Thank you for shinning your light on the world. You are truly free now!
Carla
California, USA
Hold peace in your mind, peace in your heart and peace in your actions,we are but a flashbulb in space and time, let your life be remembered for spreading peace and having a wide open heart
Jill Penn
Christchurch NZ
May wisdom in the form of humanity excel over capitalism among those with influence.
Rob Kingston
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
I hosted the Elders dialogue today at Government house in Jerusalem. The path to peace is there to grasp through women and children of the coming generations. The choice is yours!
Robert Mood
UNTSO
The only way to eliminate your enemy is to make them friends.
Donny Putranto
Jakarta, Indonesia
even the term 'assail' can have a positive connotation-'to make a resolute start on (a task)'. let's hope the oppressive regimes will begin to assail their people with resolute good-heartedness!
michelle macDonell
Canada
We will look back and say, "Remember when the middle east was fraught with violence and peace seemed impossible? Hard to imagine that now…"
Penina S. Finger
USA
Peace is truly a working effort, while war and hatred seem to come easily. Our job is to show our children that peace is worth our greatest effort.
Cynthia Gore
Franklin, TN
Could you get the Rothschild , Rockefeller and the Morgan bankers together and talk to them about peace ?
Mary Ramsey
Chesnee SC USA
RIP Tata your legacy will be remebered by people over the world. You are the father of nations as was promised like Abraham, WE LOVE YOU TATA MADIBA
Thabitha Thobane
South Africa
Because of greed of mankind,unless humanitarian people who are resourceful and the masses take bold action the Concept of Sustainable Development will not come to fruition.
George Darlington Hashaka
Kampala,Uganda
As I witnessed the memorial I was reminded of the strides that we still need to make as a nation but 4ever encouraged that as the fight4freedom still continues so do the victories that we are yet2win.
Noloyiso Mpanza
South Africa, Johannesburg
Madiba, you taught the world to forgive, reconcile, but most of all to love the humanity in all! May the world honour you in upholding your principles, and move towards the vision you have shown us.
Liz van der Jagt
South Africa
You inspire the world to be a united place. Even though there will never be another Tata Nelson Mandela,there will be generations of us to follow in your footsteps and keep your legacy alive. Thank you. Rea leboga......
Setlakajeno Mojapelo
Limpopo, South Africa
To the Elders thank you. It has been long since we have awaited you. Soon your presence will insight a movement towards an official moral governing body to defend our right to peaceful coexistence.
Ian Paul McKenzie
UISA
Lutherans in the Holy Land and in the US are working tirelessly for peace for Israelis and Palestinians. This is a calling for all Christians to work energetically for peace and reconciliation.
Skip Cornett
Columbus, OH
Mandela showed us that the path to achieve the true potential of humanity is in love, truth and especially in forgiveness
Thiago Casagrande
São Paulo, Brazil