Settle your quarrels, come together, understand the reality of our situation, understand that fascism is already here, that people are already dying who could be saved, that generations more will live poor butchered half-lives if you fail to act. Do what must be done, discover your humanity and your love in revolution.

— George Jackson

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Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice.

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I don't want to die and leave a few sad songs and a hump in the ground as my only monument. I want to leave a world that is liberated from trash, pollution, racism, nation-states, nation-state wars and armies, from pomp, bigotry, parochialism, a thousand different brands of untruth and licentious, usurious economics.

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They will never count me among the broken men.

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The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies, Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.

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I met Marx, Lenin, Trotsky, Engels and Mao when I entered prison and they redeemed me.

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Very few men imprisoned for economic crimes or even crimes of passion against the oppressor feel that they are really guilty.

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What the Super Bowl did for us was give us a sense of urgency.

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The story line, the comparisons to this show and the Bible Ends after the names of the characters.

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I'm always telling the brothers some of those whites are willing to work with us against the pigs. All they got to do is stop talking honky. When the races start fighting, all you have is one maniac group against another.

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Most of today's black convicts have come to understand that they are the most abused victims of an unrighteous order.

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It is always wise with a course of action to consider the likely consequences before going ahead with it.

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Up until now, the prospect of parole has kept us from confronting our captors with any real determination.

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About George Jackson

Quotes 17 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Activist
Birthday October 16

We must prove our predictions about the future with action.

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But now with the living conditions deteriorating, and with the sure knowledge that we are slated for destruction, we have been transformed into an implacable army of liberation.

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They have learned that resistance is actually possible. The holds are beginning to slip away.

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It's very contradictory for a man to teach about the murder in corporate capitalism, to isolate and expose the murderes behind it, to instruct that these madmen are completely without stops, are licentious, totally depraved — and then not make adequate preparations to defend himself from the madman's attack. Either they don't really believe their own spiel or they harbor some sort of subconscious death wish

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