You cannot kill us all.

“If you want to go to war . . . I must be honest and admit that we cannot stand up to you on the battlefield.  We  don’t  have  the resources. . . . But you must remember two things. You cannot win because of our numbers; you cannot kill us all. And you cannot win because of the international community. They will rally to our support and they will stand with us.” – Nelson Mandela speaking to a group of Afrikaner generals. 

Sparks 1996.  Tomorrow Is  Another  Country:  The  Inside  Story  of  South Africa’s Road to Change. University of Chicago Press.

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