The white man made the mistake of letting me read his history books. He made the mistake of teaching me that Patrick Henry was a patriot and George Washington – wasn’t nothing non-violent about old Pat or George Washington.
In the past, the greatest weapon the white man has had has been his ability to divide and conquer. If I take my hand and slap you, you don’t even feel it. It might sting you because these digits are separated. But all I have to do to put you back in your place is bring those digits together.
You’re not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.
The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God.
There is nothing in our book, the Koran, that teaches us to suffer peacefully. Our religion teaches us to be intelligent.
White America is in the minority.
If you turn the other cheek, you can be enslaved for 1,000 years.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
Being an old farm boy myself, chickens coming home to roost never did make me sad; they’ve always made me glad.
I am for violence if non-violence means we continue postponing a solution to the American black man’s problem just to avoid violence.