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  1. 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.

  2. The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.

  3. The whole world is run on bluff.

  4. We see a new Ethiopia, a new Africa, stretching her hands of influence throughout the world, teaching man the way of life and peace, The Way to God.

  5. 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.

  6. Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people.

  7. Real men laugh at opposition; real men smile when enemies appear.

  8. I like honesty and fair play.

  9. Whatsoever things common to man, that man has done, man can do.

  10. I regard the Klan, the Anglo-Saxon clubs and White American societies, as far as the Negro is concerned, as better friends of the race than all other groups of hypocritical whites put together.

  11. The enemies are not so much from without as from within the race.

  12. I know no national boundary where the Negro is concerned. The whole world is my province until Africa is free.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

    • life

  15. We welcome the opposition of the world, because we are determined to see the battle through. Africa's battle-cry is not yet heard.

  16. Look to Africa, for there a king will be crowned.

  17. A reading man and woman is a ready man and woman, but a writing man and woman is exact.

  18. There shall be no solution to this race problem until you, yourselves, strike the blow for liberty.

  19. If the enemy could only know that Marcus Garvey is but a John the Baptist in the wilderness, that a greater and more dangerous Marcus Garvey is yet to appear, the Garvey with whom you will have to reckon for the injustice of the present generation.

  20. Look for me in the whirlwind or the storm.

  21. Ethiopia shall once more arise from the ashes of material ruin to the heights of temporal glory.

  22. Liberate the minds of men and ultimately you will liberate the bodies of men.

  23. You may call me a Klansman if you will, but, potentially, every white man is a Klansman, as far as the Negro in competition with whites socially, economically and politically is concerned, and there is no use lying.

  24. A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.

  25. This hour we are stretching forth our hands with the desire to teach the world the true principles of mercy and justice.

  26. Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!

  27. Africa has become the big game of the nation hunters. Today, Africa looms as the greatest commercial, industrial and political prize in the world.

  28. Africa for the Africans... at home and abroad!

  29. Glorious shall be the battle when the time comes to fight for our people and our race.

  30. Marcus Garvey does not give a snap for anything human but justice, and that which is based upon righteousness.

    • justice

  31. I have no desire to take all black people back to Africa; there are blacks who are no good here and will likewise be no good there.

  32. Men who are in earnest are not afraid of consequences.

  33. Progress is the attraction that moves humanity.

  34. Up, you mighty race, accomplish what you will.

    • race

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    Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden. Therefore, remove yourself as far as possible from ignorance and seek as far as possible to be intelligent.

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