I do not expect the white media to create positive black male images.
The revolution has always been in the hands of the young. The young always inherit the revolution.
My fear was not of death itself, but a death without meaning.
If you stop struggling, then you stop life.
The walls, the bars, the guns and the guards can never encircle or hold down the idea of the people.
The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man.
We have two evils to fight, capitalism and racism. We must destroy both racism and capitalism.
The policemen or soldiers are only a gun in the establishments hand. They make the racist secure in his racism.
Sometimes if you want to get rid of the gun, you have to pick the gun up.
I think what motivates people is not great hate, but great love for other people.
Black Power is giving power to people who have not had power to determine their destiny.
Any unarmed people are slaves, or are subject to slavery at any given moment.
There will be no prison which can hold our movement down.
You can jail a Revolutionary, but you can't jail the Revolution.
I expected to die. At no time before the trial did I expect to escape with my life. Yet being executed in the gas chamber did not necessarily mean defeat. It could be one more step to bring the community to a higher level of consciousness.
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