Malcolm X Quotes
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A segregated school system produces children who, when they graduate, graduate with crippled minds.
Time is on the side of the oppressed today, it's against the oppressor. Truth is on the side of the oppressed today, it's against the oppressor. You don't need anything else.
You can't separate peace from freedom, because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression.
Power never takes a back step-only in the face of more power.
I think the black man in America wants to be recognized as a human being; and it's almost impossible for one who has enslaved another to bring himself to accept the person who used to pull his plow, who used to be an animal, subhuman, who used to be considered as such by him-it's almost impossible for that person in his right mind to accept that person as his equal.
They tell us we are all citizens, that we were born in this country. Well, a cat can have kittens in the oven, but that doesn't make them biscuits!
For the white man to ask the black man if he hates him is just like the rapist asking the raped, or the wolf asking the sheep, "Do you hate me?" The white man is in no moral position to accuse anyone else of hate!
I, for one, believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program; and when the people create a program, you get action.
Revolutions are never peaceful.
The most important thing is to enjoy your life-to be happy-it's all that matters.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
A relationship is what happens between two people who are waiting for something better to come along.
Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing and fighting my friends.
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.