LeRoi Jones Quotes
Brief author info: LeRoi Jones (1934- ) American writer and militant civil rights advocate.
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If you are black the only roads into the mainland of American life are through subservience, cowardice, and loss of manhood. These are the white man's roads.
The torture of being the unseen object, and the constantly observed subject.
A man is either free or he is not. There cannot be any apprenticeship for freedom.
Words have users, but as well, users have words. And it is the users that establish the world's realities.
Eyes fading. Embarrassed at any seriousness in me. Left outside I lose it all. My youth wasted on the bare period of my desires.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
You cannot wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.