Hip Hop can be a very powerful weapon to help expand young people's political and social consciousness. But just as with any weapon, if you don't know how to use it, if you don't know where to point it, or what you're using it for, you can end up shooting yourself in the foot or killing your sisters or brothers.— Assata Shakur
Superior Young Brother quotations
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.
I don't respect killers, I respect O.
G. knowledge, Codes of the streets got new rules, but no guidance. Lessons, detrimental to a young disciple; Folks, take care of your brothers, niggas do as I do. Keep your enemies close, where they can see you. It's not your enemy who get you, it's always your own people.
The younger brother must help to pay for the pleasures of the elder.
What I always wanna tell young people now: Pay attention. This isn't gonna happen again.
There's something intrinsically Australian about a bunch of brothers and school friends getting together as a band at a very young age and all pulling together as a band at a very young age and all pulling together as mates to make something happen.
Teenagers too often have to deal with loss and death.
You had to cope with the untimely death of your brother; how can young people deal with such tragedies?
My dear brother Barack Obama has a certain fear of free black men.
As a young brother who grows up in a white context, brilliant African father, he's always had to fear being a white man with black skin. All he has known culturally is white. He has a certain rootlessness, a deracination.
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
I had an older brother who passed away recently, an older sister and a younger brother.
We are called to reach out to those who find themselves in the existential peripheries of our societies and to show particular solidarity with the most vulnerable of our brothers and sisters: the poor, the disabled, the unborn and the sick, migrants and refugees, the elderly and the young who lack employment.
I grew up with a younger brother, so I can get pretty rowdy.
When you are young, work to learn, not to earn.
I started to take a keen interest in food when I was 16 years old.
When I was a young teenager my mother always encouraged my brother, my sister and I to get involved in the kitchen - stirring and smelling things so we would understand how things were made.
The butcher with his bloody apron incites bloodshed, murder.
Why not? From cutting the throat of a young calf to cutting the throats of our brothers and sisters is but a step. While we ourselves are living graves of murdered animals, how can we expect any ideal conditions on the earth?
One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received from my mother was her love of literature and language. With their boundless energy, libraries open the door to these worlds and so many others. I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer.
They say we're too you to love but maybe they're to old to remember.
I'm the daughter of two Indian immigrant doctors, and I have an older sister and younger brother, and none of us have pursued medicine as a career. We're all over the artistic side of things.
There is no time like the old time, when you and I were young!
My fiancee's brother-in-law was recently paralysed in an accident and it really brought home the fact that thousands of young people live with spinal injuries. It's an issue I wish had more coverage.
We turn not older with years but newer every day.
Daniel, my big brother, is eight years older.
I'm lucky he didn't mind hanging out with his little sister and my younger brother.
My younger brother and I have been writing together, mainly for fun, for years, but we've been improvising together since we were kids. Literally.
When I was training, I trained with my younger brother Brady.
I would wrestle some of my friends, who I had grown up with, which showed me some moves, but it was never a full on match. When I went to competitions, there were other girls, so I always wrestled girls.
Too many young folk have addiction to superficial things and not enough conviction for substantial things like justice, truth and love.
I also had a brother who was like me a musician and a composer.
A man of great talent, far more gifted than I. He died very young... he killed himself in the prime of his life.
It's hard to be responsible, adult and sensible all the time.
How good it is to have a sister whose heart is as young as your own.
I was looking for a father, he was gone.
I hung around with the thugs, and even though they sold drugs, they showed a young brother love.
Old enough to know better, young enough to do it anyway
It makes me unhappy when brothers make babies and leave a young mother to be a pappy.
Recently a young journalist came to interview me about what I was doing the day war broke out. During the course of the interview I recounted the deaths of my only brother, my husband's only brother, a brother in law and my four best friends. "So," she said, did the war affect you in any way?
Cousins are people that are ready made friends, you have laughs with them and remember good times from a young age, you have fights with them but you always know you love each other, they are a better thing than brothers and sisters and friends cause there all pieced together as one.
You are never too young to dream big.
And not only my own brothers and sisters agreed so but my brothers and sisters in law; and their children, although but young, had the like agreeable natures and affectionate dispositions.
My first two books, Letters to a Young Brother and Letters to a Young Sister, were... distributed pretty widely. Judges in juvenile justice facilities started citing the book as required reading.
I never had little brothers, so I was totally not used to hearing a lot of cussing at a young age! I learned what 'pull my finger' meant the hard way.
A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.
Jesus Christ - He means the world to me.
So many different situations I've been through, through my childhood and now my adulthood; I lost my brother at a young age. He got hit by a car right in front of me. I had to be strong for my mom.
I have a very young brother and sister, and if you can get a kid singing the words to a song after they heard it for the first time, it's a hit.
You know, when I was a young boy I used to play baseball in my back yard or in the street with my brothers or the neighborhood kids. We used broken bats and plastic golf balls and played for hours and hours.
We must learn to live together as brothers or we will perish together as fools.
When I was a young kid, my dad, a man of few words, told my brother and me, "Boys, Christmas is about Jesus." I thought about what he said, and I began asking the Christmas questions. I've been asking them ever since. I love the answers I've found.
No matter what age we are, regress to a certain youthfulness with people we've known our whole lives, especially our parents. And since I've written the brothers as young people a lot - most notably Archer & Armstrong #0 and the upcoming Book of Death: Legends of the Geomancer #4 , it comes very naturally to me.
My father owned pit bulls when I was young.
He sometimes fought them. My brother and a lot of the men in my community owned pit bulls as well: sometimes they fought them for honor, never for money.
Brothers are a blessing for one thing.
There is no possibility of any young lady getting unreasonably conceited if she be endowed with them.
In the order I was in, each brother takes five vows, one of which is teaching the poor gratuitously. As a young person I was seized by this idea of social justice and I wanted very much to follow my vow of teaching the poor gratuitously.