“Who taught you to hate the color of your skin? Who taught you to hate the texture of your hair? Who taught you to hate the shape of your nose and the shape of your lips? Who taught you to hate yourself from the top of your head to the soles of your feet? Who taught you to hate your own kind? Who taught you to hate the race that you belong to so much so that you don’t want to be around each other? You know. Before you come asking Mr. Muhammad does he teach hate, you should ask yourself who taught you to hate being what God made you.”
You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
You’re not to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.
I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world.
Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
My alma mater was books, a good library…. I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary.