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Love is man's natural endowment, but he doesn't know how to use it. He refuses to recognize the power of love because of his love of power.
If all you can do is judge a person by their appearance, because you don't have the spirit to judge someone from within, you're in trouble.
The most difficult thing to get people to do is to accept the obvious.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Education means to bring out wisdom. Indoctrination means to push in knowledge.
Fear and God do not occupy the same space.
I never learned hate at home, or shame. I had to go to school for that.
When I tune into my beautiful self, I get happiness. Everything in the universe belongs to me.
I am really enjoying the new Martin Luther King Jr stamp - just think about all those white bigots, licking the backside of a black man.
Poor is a state of mind you never grow out of, but being broke is just a temporary condition.
In America, with all of its evils and faults, you can still reach through the forest and see the sun. But we don't know yet whether that sun is rising or setting for our country.
The only good thing about the good old days is they're gone.
I waited at the counter of a white restaurant for eleven years. When they finally integrated, they didn't have what I wanted.
The United States is the most dishonest, ungodly, unspiritual nation that ever existed in the history of the planet.
America will tolerate the taking of a human life without giving it a second thought. But don't misuse a household pet.
Laughter is the best way to release tensions and fears.
Just being a Negro doesn't qualify you to understand the race situation any more than being sick makes you an expert on medicine.
The only person on the planet saying derogatory things about his woman is the black man.
People with high blood pressure, diabetes - those are conditions brought about by life style. If you change the life style, those conditions will leave.
Truth is the baby of the world. It never gets old.
Whenever the dollar is held supreme and capitalistic interests dominate, a higher value will always be placed upon property rights than upon human rights.
Race baiters and discriminators may go underground, but they never move out of town.
No kid in the world, no woman in the world should ever raise a hand against a no-good daddy. That's already been taken care of: A Man Who Destroys His Own Home Shall Inherit the Wind.
When you've got something really good, you don't have to force it on people. They will steal it!
If they took all the drugs, nicotine, alcohol and caffeine off the market for six days, they'd have to bring out the tanks to control you.
Love is very dangerous if you just have love and don't have the ability to be lovable.
The free man is the man with no fears.
Life isn't a race. It's a relay.
What price would God demand from the churches for having the audacity to lighten the color of his son's skin, and straighten out his nappy hair?
Why are black folks singing Amazing Grace which is a song about a white slaver's conversion?
When I first broke through, there was only NBC, CBS and ABC, and they had news in the morning and in the evening - there wasn't no 24-hour news.
The world is fed by greed.
I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.
In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it's a sport.
Political promises are much like marriage vows. They are made at the beginning of the relationship between candidate and voter, but are quickly forgotten.
There's a God force inside of you that gives you a will to live.
There is a limit on how much information you can keep bottled up.
If it wasn't for Abe Lincoln, I'd still be on the open market.
Martin Luther King taught us all nonviolence. I was told to extend nonviolence to the mother and her calf.
When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars. That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship.
Dogs are great assets to candidates, and the feeling seems to be engendered that if a dog loves the candidate, he can't be all that bad.
We thought I was going to be a great athlete, and we were wrong, and I thought I was going to be a great entertainer, and that wasn't it either. I'm going to be an American Citizen. First class.
Black conservatives have a right to exist, but why would I want to walk around with a swastika on my shirt after the way Hitler done messed it up?
I wouldn't mind paying taxes... if I knew they were going to a friendly country
Every holiday on the calendar, I check in a hotel and fast - I don't eat, I don't drink, I don't talk.
Some kind of way, we have to say enough is enough.
When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It's not enough, but it helps.
What happens to Black Folks today, happens to White Folks tomorrow.
America is concerned more with the possibility of moon folks than the reality of hungry poor folks.
If you can justify killing to eat meat, you can justify the conditions of the ghetto. I cannot justify either one.