Luck is of little moment to the great general, for it is under the control of his intellect and his judgment.
My name is Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the former H. Rap Brown. I am a devoted servant of Allah, and an unwavering devotee to His cause. For more than 30 years, I have been tormented and persecuted by my enemies for reasons of race and belief.
It’s a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it.
When an individual is protesting society’s refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.
To one who loves his country in all its parts, it is natural to rejoice in whatever contributes to the prosperity and honor and marks the stability and progress of any portion of its people.
Jesus Christ belonged to the true race of prophets. He saw with open eye the mystery of the soul. Drawn by its severe harmony, ravished with its beauty, he lived in it and had his being there. Alone in all history, he estimated the greatness of man.
Wilson won re-election in 1916, his campaign running on the slogan, ‘He kept us out of war.’ But he could then betray his anti-war supporters knowing that a rising political coalition – made up, in part, of men looking to redeem a lost war by finding new wars to fight – had his back.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
I have mortally opposed the English king; I have stormed and taken the towns and castles which he unjustly claimed as his own.
He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.