You can kill a revolutionary, but you cannot kill a revolution.

— Fred Hampton

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We've got to face the fact that some people say you fight fire best with fire, but we say you put fire out best with water. We say you don't fight racism with racism. We're gonna fight racism with solidarity.

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You can kill a revolutionary but you can't kill revolution.

..you can jail a liberator but you can't jail liberation.

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We understood that politics is nothing but war without bloodshed and war is nothing but politics with bloodshed.

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I believe I'm going to die doing the things I was born to do.

I believe I'm going to die high off the people. I believe I'm going to die a revolutionary in the international revolutionary proletarian struggle.

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You're gonna have to keep on saying that - I am the proletariat, I am the people. I am not the pig. You've got to make a distinction.

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I'm not going to die slipping on no ice.

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A lot of people don't understand the Black Panthers Party's relationship with white mother country radicals.

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Yes, we do defend our office as we do defend our homes.

This is a constitutional right everybody has, and nothing's funny about that. The only reason they get mad at the Black Panther Party when you do it is for the simple reason that we're political.

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In plain proletarian worker's language, it takes two to tango.

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I don''t know if I like communism, and I don''t know if I like socialism.

But I know that the Breakfast for Children Program feeds my kids. And if you put your hands on that Breakfast for Children Program . . .

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You can kill a revolutionary but you can never kill the revolution.

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We ain't gonna fight no reactionary pigs who run up and down the street being reactionary; we're gonna organize and dedicate ourselves to revolutionary political power and teach ourselves the specific needs of resisting the power structure, arm ourselves, and we're gonna fight reactionary pigs with INTERNATIONAL PROLETARIAN REVOLUTION. That's what it has to be. The people have to have the power: it belongs to the people.

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About Fred Hampton

Quotes 19 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Activist
Birthday October 16

The people have to have the power: it belongs to the people.

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If you dare to struggle, you dare to win.

If you dare not struggle, then damn it, you don't deserve to win.

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You don’t fight fire with fire. You fight fire with water. We’re gonna fight racism with solidarity. We're not gonna fight capitalism with Black capitalism. We’re gonna fight capitalism with socialism. Socialism is the people. If you’re afraid of socialism, you’re afraid of yourself.

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We're going to fight racism not with racism, but we're going to fight with solidarity. We say we're not going to fight capitalism with black capitalism, but we're going to fight it with socialism.

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Let me just say: Peace to you, if you're willing to fight for it.

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If you dare to struggle, you dare to win.

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