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Malcolm X – 26 Quotes

 

26 Quotes by Malcolm X

 

Truth is on the side of the oppressed.

– Malcolm X


I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it’s for or against.

– Malcolm X


There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.

– Malcolm X


If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success.

– Malcolm X


Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.

– Malcolm X


I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he’s wrong. Than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil.

– Malcolm X


Power never takes a back step only in the face of more power.

– Malcolm X


The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.

– Malcolm X


You’re not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.

– Malcolm X


You’re not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong no matter who does it or who says it.

– Malcolm X


I believe in the brotherhood of all men, but I don’t believe in wasting brotherhood on anyone who doesn’t want to practice it with me. Brotherhood is a two-way street.

– Malcolm X


I don’t even call it violence when it’s in self defense I call it intelligence.

– Malcolm X


History is a people’s memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.

– Malcolm X


My Alma mater was books, a good library… I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.

– Malcolm X


The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God.

– Malcolm X


The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

– Malcolm X


If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary.

– Malcolm X


Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression.

– Malcolm X


You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.

– Malcolm X


You don’t have to be a man to fight for freedom. All you have to do is to be an intelligent human being.

– Malcolm X


I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won’t let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.

– Malcolm X


In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure.

– Malcolm X


Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you’re a man, you take it.

– Malcolm X


Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world.

– Malcolm X


You can’t legislate good will – that comes through education.

– Malcolm X


Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

– Malcolm X