Quotation Explorer - 'Malcolm X'

Time is on the side of the oppressed today, it's against the oppressor. Truth is on the side of the oppressed today, it's against the oppressor. You don't need anything else. - Malcolm X
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker - Malcolm X
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. - Malcolm X
لقد كنت في اسفل سافلين في قاع المجتمع الامريكي وعندما اهتديت الى الله والى الاسلام تغير مجرى حياتي. - Malcolm X
A man who tosses worms in the river isn’t 't necessarily a friend of the fish. All the fish who take him for a friend, who think the worm’s got no hook in it, usually end up in the frying pan. - Malcolm X
I am a Muslim, because it's a religion that teaches you an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. It teaches you to respect everybody, and treat everybody right. But it also teaches you if someone steps on your toe, chop off their foot. And I carry my religious axe with me all the time. - Malcolm X
True Islam taught me that it takes all of the religious, political, economic, psychological, and racial ingredients, or characteristics, to make the Human Family and the Human Society complete. - Malcolm X
There is nothing in our book, the Qur'an, that teaches us to suffer peacefully. Our religion teaches us to be intelligent. Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone lays a hand on you, send him to the cemetery. - Malcolm X
Power never takes a back step - only in the face of more power. - Malcolm X
You can always chase a dream but it will not count if you never catch it. - Malcolm X
ان الناس لاتعرف ان كتابا واحدا كفيل بان يغير مجرى حياة الانسان. - 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
America's racism is among their own fellow whites. That's where sincere whites who really mean to accomplish something have got to work. - Malcolm X
Truth is on the side of the oppressed. - Malcolm X
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again. - 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
إن عبادة الإله الواحد وحدها ستقرب الانسان من السلام الذي يتكلم عليه الجميع ولايفعل أحد شيئاً لتحقيقه. - Malcolm X
History is a people's memory, and without a memory, a man is demoted to the lower animals. - Malcolm X
I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and then penalize them for not being able to stand up under the weight. - Malcolm X
Power in defense of freedom is greater than power on behalf of tyranny and oppression. - Malcolm X
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole. - Malcolm X
To the same degree that your understanding of and attitude towards Afrika becomes more positive, your understanding of and attitude towards yourself will also becomes more positive... - Malcolm X
You can't have capitalism without racism. - Malcolm X
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today. - Malcolm X
اذا كان الانسان مع الله كان الله معه وأرسل له عند الحاجة علامات تدل على ذلك. - Malcolm X
انني احترم حق كل انسان في ان يؤمن بما يعتقد انه الصواب، وانتظر أن أعامل بالمثل. - Malcolm X
لن يعرف احد ماهي هويتنا إذا لم نعرفها نحن، واذا لم نعرفها بقينا حيث نحن. - Malcolm X
An English writer telephoned me from London, asking questions. One was, ‘What’s your alma mater?’ I told him, ‘Books. - Malcolm X
لقد اوسع الحج نطاق تفكيري وفتح بصيرتي فرأيت في أسبوعين ما لم أره في تسع وثلاثين سنة. - Malcolm X
To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace - Malcolm X
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves. - Malcolm X
Sitting at the table doesn't make you a diner, unless you eat some of what's on that plate. Being here in America doesn't make you an American. Being born here in America doesn't make you an American. - 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
Don't be in a hurry to condemn because he doesn't do what you do or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today. - Malcolm X
The only way we'll get freedom for ourselves is to identify ourselves with every oppressed people in the world. We are blood brothers to the people of Brazil, Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba -- yes Cuba too. - Malcolm X
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book. - Malcolm X
I have often reflected upon the new vistas that reading has opened to me. I knew right there in prison that reading had changed forever the course of my life. As I see it today, the ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive. - Malcolm X
The Algerians were revolutionsists, they wanted land. France offered to let them be integrated into France. They told France, to hell with Fance, they wanted some land, not some France. - Malcolm X
You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom. - Malcolm X
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it. - 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
Sometimes you have to pick the gun up to put the Gun down. - Malcolm X
Even Samson, the world's strongest man, was destroyed by the woman who slept in his arms. she was the one whose words hurt him. - Malcolm X
لقد غيرت القراءة مجرى حياتي تغييراً جذرياً ولم أكن أهدف من ورائها الى كسب أية شهادات لتحسين مركزي وانما كنت اريد ان احيا فكريا. - Malcolm X
No, there is plenty wrong with Negroes. They have no society. They’re robots, automatons. No minds of their own. I hate to say that about us, but it’s the truth. They are a black body with a white brain. - Malcolm X
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change. - Malcolm X
You can't hate the roots of a tree and not hate the tree. - Malcolm X
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