The masses don’t shed their blood for the benefit of a few individuals.
One of the tragedies of the struggle against racism is that up to now there has been no national organization which could speak to the growing militancy of young black people in the urban ghetto.
We had no more courage than Harriet Tubman or Marcus Garvey had in their times. We just had a more vulnerable enemy.
Old age is the supreme evil, for it deprives man of all pleasures while allowing his appetites to remain, and it brings with it every possible sorrow. Yet men fear death and desire old age.
No one is so completely disenchanted with the world, or knows it so thoroughly, or is so utterly disgusted with it, that when it begins to smile upon him he does not become partially reconciled to it.
The philosophers Camus and Sartre raise the question whether or not a man can condemn himself.
People are ridiculous only when they try or seem to be that which they are not.
Seems to me that the institutions that function in this country are clearly racist, and that they’re built upon racism.
We are revolutionaries.
No man can given anybody his freedom.