Malcolm X Quotes
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You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or who says it.
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.
Racism is a human problem and a crime that is absolutely so ghastly that a person who is fighting racism is well within his rights to fight against it by any means necessary until it is eliminated.
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.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
The most important thing is to enjoy your life-to be happy-it's all that matters.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.