"The government should be in the dock, not me. I plead not guilty." -- Nelson Mandela, April 20, 1964
He was a very brave man. He lived a fuller life than, well, almost anyone.
Go here to read a brilliant piece about that 1964 speech.
And remember to stand up and complain when you see bad shit happen. He did.
Because there is nothing worse than the systematic abuse of power.