To be a real man or woman, you've got to know what you believe in. You've got to understand that your actions have consequences and that they are connected to everything that you are.

— Sister Souljah

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No one can remain married today because they are not married to the one they love, they are married to their sacrifice, and pretending to love is too damned painful. Love and build, love and work, love and fight. Always love first. Anything placed before love will fail.

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Love and build, love and work, love and fight.

Always love first. Anything placed before love will fail.

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I never said I was an angel. Nor am I innocent or holy like the Virgin Mary. What I am is natural and serious and as sensitive as an open nerve on an ice cube.

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Rage is the opposite of thought, whoever has put you in this frame of mind has more control over you right now, than you have over yourself. If he is your opponent and you will face him today, you will be defeated.

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A woman is more than a powerful feeling or unforgettable taste, and a man should not try to eat from every dish. A good woman is a jewel from Allah for which a man must pay a heavy price. Be very careful.

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Shakespeare wrote about love. I write about love. Shakespeare wrote about gang warfare, family feuds and revenge. I write about all the same things.

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Those that trust no one, usually end up trusting the wrong person."-Umma to Midnight

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Racism is a system of power and in the absence of power you cannot be considered a racist.

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It might be hard to believe, but the air in prison is different.

There's like one thousand people sucking on the one little piece of fresh air until it turns stale.

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Now I realized that me and him were just alike.

We were both born to win. And, when we were not winning, it was OK 'cause we were busy planning to win.

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Bill Clinton is like a lot of white politicians.

They eat soul food, they party with black women, they play the saxophone, but when it comes to domestic and foreign policy, they make the same decisions that are destructive to African people in this country and throughout the world.

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there are the non-believers, make believers and true believers!

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About Sister Souljah

Quotes 37 sayings
Profession Author
Birthday 1964

I think that the path that I took was normal in the American society where young women and men are not trained as to how to make the transition from being a girl to being a woman, from being a boy to being a man. And so I think that most young people in America live by trial and error, and not by parental instruction, community guidance.

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The gap between the young people and the rest of society is that...young people don't have hope.

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So if you're a gang member and you would normally be killing somebody, why not kill a white person?

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I'm not who you think i am. If you love me, you love me for the wrong reasons.

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If black people kill black people every day, why not have a week and kill white people?

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How can you be a physics major and be shocked when you get pregnant from having sex?

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A man who doesn't say what he means or do what he says, craves attention and misuses it when he gets it, doesn't share what he knows and earns,deserves death.

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We are fighters and survivors. We are here. We are alive and breathing, living and loving, birthing and caring, working and earning. The sky is above us. The earth is below us. We can never be poor. ~ NanaAnna

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anger cancels good judgement!

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a person who is arrogant is also ignorant!

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It was the emotion I hated the most of all emotions, shame.

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So for everybody who allows themselves to be separated from me because I said "African" instead of "Nubian" or "Black" or "Kemet" or "original" or "Israelite," don't be so foolish. I say "African" because the continent of Africa is the land from which we all originate. It is the word that we are most familiar with right now.

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History is history. What is done is done.

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If you do something positive, something positive will come back to you.

If you consciously do negative things, then negativity will rule your life.

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Are you crazy? The last thing you want to do is make a scene.

" "Well, I'm gonna make a movie if you don't show me some respect.

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Unless you are a part of someone's life every day or even just with them most of the time, you will never really know what they have and had, what happened with them and how they really are, what they do, why they do it that way and what they feel.

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I think America loves cooperative black men. I am not against Colin Powell, but I know who he is.

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Drugs is a government game, Bilal. A way to rob us of our best black men, our army. Everyone who plays the game loses. Then they get you right back where we started, in slavery! Then they get to say "This time you did it to yourself." I won't play that game.

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I was well known to African Americans before Bill Clinton discovered me.

He was like Christopher Columbus riding up on something he didn't understand.

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dead in the mind, meanin you're present but your ignorance only makes ur presense worse!

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She asked me could I read and write. I told her, "Of course, and I can talk too.

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I don't want to be limited or ghettoized in any way.

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My definition of good is that you understand that this is a question of power.

That you be willing to give up some power. That you be willing to give up some resources.

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Black people don't know what white people are talking about when they talk about a Sister Souljah moment. I tell them it's the moment you meet a proud, beautiful black woman you can never forget.

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