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.
Its better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what your not.
I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.