1. 10

    The white man has succeeded in subduing the world by forcing everybody to think his way....The white man's propaganda has made him the master of the world, and all those who have come in contact with it and accepted it have become his slaves.

    177
  2. 9

    Every man has a right to his own opinion. Every race has a right to its own action; therefore let no man persuade you against your will, let no other race influence you against your own.

    192
  3. 8

    The man who is not able to develop and use his mind is bound to be the slave of the other man who uses his mind

    244
  4. 7

    Do not remove the kinks from your hair--remove them from your brain.

    249
  5. 6

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

    293
  6. 5

    I trust that you will so live today as to realize that you are masters of your own destiny, masters of your fate; if there is anything you want in this world, it is for you to strike out with confidence and faith in self and reach for it.

    299
  7. 4

    If we as a people realized the greatness from which we came we would be less likely to disrespect ourselves.

    327
  8. 3

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

    438
  9. 2

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

    476
  10. 1

    We must give up the silly idea of folding our hands and waiting on God to do everything for us. If God had intended for that, then he would not have given us a mind. Whatever you want in life, you must make up your mind to do it for yourself.

    601
  11. Last Update: 28 January 2023

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