Everybody in the black community must organize, and then we decide whether we will have alliance with other people or not, but not until we are organized.
To be a man’s own fool is bad enough, but the vain man is everybody’s.
That old law about ‘an eye for an eye’ leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing.
It would be wrong to assume that one must stay with a research programme until it has exhausted all its heuristic power, that one must not introduce a rival programme before everybody agrees that the point of degeneration has probably been reached.
I was a victim of a stereotype. There were only two of us Negro kids in the whole class, and our English teacher was always stressing the importance of rhythm in poetry. Well, everybody knows – except us – that all Negroes have rhythms, so they elected me class poet.
Science is the key to our future, and if you don’t believe in science, then you’re holding everybody back.
What I’ve said before, only half in joke, is that everybody in Ireland is famous. Or, maybe better, say everybody is familiar.
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.
I think the Con-Con issue is really diversionary. I’ve always been against Con-Con, from the very first the time the idea was raised. Everybody knows that.
Everybody loved me running for president in ’91 and ’92 because they never knew a presidential candidate before.