The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less.
Category Archive: Eldridge Cleaver
Too much agreement kills a chat.
Respect commands itself and can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.
There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people’s safety and greatness.
All the gods are dead except the god of war.
I have taken an oath in my heart to oppose communism until the day I die.
You don’t have to teach people how to be human. You have to teach them how to stop being inhuman.
In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all.
I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part is a struggle against the American nightmare.
I’ve gone beyond civil rights and human rights to creation rights.