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Marcus Garvey Quotes

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Marcus Garvey

1887 - 1940
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"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots"
"Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people. "
"God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement"
"If you have no confidence in self you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence you have won even before you have started"
"Liberate the minds of men and ultimately you will liberate the bodies of men. "
"Men who are in earnest are not afraid of consequences"
"Our success educationally, industrially and politically is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves. And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa"
"Progress is the attraction that moves humanity. "
"The whole world is run on bluff"
"There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of it; as of the individual, so should it be of the nation"
"There shall be no solution to this race problem until you, yourselves, strike the blow for liberty"
"Up, you mighty race, accomplish what you will"
"Whatsoever things common to man, that man has done, man can do"

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