The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women’s emancipation.
Money is the medium of exchange, and it’s how you make things happen. To say you hate it is some farfetched, idealistic crap.
When I became a novice monk, I lived in a temple where the atmosphere was quite like in a family. The abbot is like a father and other monks are like your big brothers, your small, younger brothers. It is a kind of family.
I’ve seen too much in life to give up.
What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table a week after.
I was the first candidate to come out against this war, spoke at every anti-war march.
The Black Panther party of Self-Defense is a revolutionary party.
Everybody believes in psychiatry; it’s supposed to be for our own good. Let psychiatry prove that anybody has an illness, and I’d concede, but there is no physical proof.
The landmine is eternally prepared to take victims. In common parlance, it is the perfect soldier, the ‘eternal sentry.’ The war ends, the landmine goes on killing.
Because wherever I am today, I still owe it to God and I owe it to two men – the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X and of course, two very special women, my mother and my wife.