An old African leader says about leadership, he says that leadership should never be shared; it should always remain in the hands of the dispossessed people. We will lead the revolution.
I seek truth over a lie; I seek justice over injustice; I seek righteousness over the rewards of evildoers, and I love Allah more than I love the state.
When you understand your obligations to God then you can understand your obligations to society.
See, it’s no in between: you’re either free or you’re a slave.
One of the lies that we tell ourselves is that we’re making progress; but Huey’s chair’s empty.
There has to be a social commitment, a social consciousness that joins men together. On the basis of their coming together, they do not transgress against themselves and they do not transgress against others.
The only politics in this country that’s relevant to black people today is the politics of revolution… none other.
But black people fall for that same argument, and they go around talking about law breakers. We did not make the laws in this country. We are neither morally nor legally confined to those laws. Those laws that keep them up, keep us down.
Revolution comes when human beings set out to correct decadent institutions.
You’ve got to stop dividing yourselves. You got to organize.