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.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
Some people think it's holding on that makes one strong. Sometimes it's letting go.
Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.