Malcolm X

1925 - 1965

A Quote by Malcolm X on future and preparation

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

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A Quote by Malcolm X on animals, history, memory, and people

History is a people's memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

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A Quote by Malcolm X on defense, freedom, oppression, power, and tyranny

Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression.

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

Source: Speech, Black Revolution, New York, 1964

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A Quote by Malcolm X on oppression and truth

Truth is on the side of the oppressed.

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

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A Quote by Malcolm X on argument, mathematics, mistakes, reason, and thought

I'm sorry to say that the subject I most disliked was mathematics. I have thought about it. I think the reason was that mathematics leaves no room for argument. If you made a mistake, that was all there was to it.

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

Source: Mascot.

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A Quote by Malcolm X on power

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Power never takes a step back - only in the face of more power.

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

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A Quote by Malcolm X on oppression

Speaking like this doesn't mean we are anti-white, but it does mean we're anti-exploitation, we're anti-degradation, we're anti-oppression.

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

Source: Speech, The Ballot or the Bullet, 1964

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A Quote by Malcolm X on community, control, philosophy, politicians, and politics

The political philosophy of black nationalism means that the black man should control the politics and the politicians in his own community; no more.

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

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A Quote by Malcolm X on books, curiosity, good, justice, libraries, life, reading, and rest

My Alma mater was books, a good library . . . . I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

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A Quote by Malcolm X on learning and life

Early in life I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

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