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Malcolm X Quotes

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Malcolm X

1925 - 1965
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"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery"
"Don't be in a hurry to condemn because he doesn't do what you do or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today"
"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today"
"History is a people's memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals."
"I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against"
"If you have no critics you'll likely have no success"
"In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure"
"In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure."
"My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. "
"Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it. "
"Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression"
"Stumbling is not falling"
"There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time"
"Truth is on the side of the oppressed"
"You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom"
"You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it"

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