Quotes by American Activist Malcolm X


Without education, you're not going anywhere in this world. Malcolm X

If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything. Malcolm X

So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise. Malcolm X

A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything. Malcolm X


If you're not ready to die for it, put the word freedom out of your vocabulary. Malcolm X

Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or who says it. Malcolm X

You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom. Malcolm X

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

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it. Malcolm X

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it. Malcolm X

Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change. Malcolm X

Power never takes a step back except in the face of more power. Malcolm X

Nonviolence is fine as long as it works. Malcolm X

You don't have to be a man to fight for freedom. All you have to do is to be an intelligent human being. Malcolm X

I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color. Malcolm X

In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure. Malcolm X

You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker. Malcolm X

You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it. Malcolm X

The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God. Malcolm X

I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole. Malcolm X


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