Malcolm X Quotes -He Was an American Muslim Minister

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Read best inspirational Malcolm X quotes and sayings on education, love and violence. He was an American Muslim minister and human rights activist. Here we share motivational quotes of Malcolm X with you!

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

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

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3. Segregation is that which is forced upon an inferior by a superior. Separation is done voluntarily by two equals.

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4. You can’t hate the roots of a tree and not hate the tree. You can’t hate Africa and not hate yourself.

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

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6. I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.

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7. When ghetto living seems normal, you have no shame, no privacy.

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8. Stumbling is not falling.

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

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

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11. You show me a capitalist, and I’ll show you a bloodsucker.

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12. If you have a dog, I must have a dog. If you have a rifle, I must have a rifle. If you have a club, I must have a club. This is equality.

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13. To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace.

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

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15. America is the first country… that can actually have a bloodless revolution.

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

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

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18. I have been blessed to visit the Holy City of Mecca.

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19. If you turn the other cheek, you can be enslaved for 1,000 years.

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20. There is no more apartheid in South Africa than in the United States.

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

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22. America preaches integration and practices segregation.

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23. History is not hatred.

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24. I did a lot of things as a Muslim that I am sorry for now.

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25. The white man, in his press, is going to identify me with ‘hate.’

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