The secret of life is to have no fear; it's the only way to function.
Our grandfathers had to run, run, run. My generation's out of breath. We ain't running no more.
Run Had Running
Black power can be clearly defined for those who do not attach the fears of white America to their questions about it.
Before a group can enter the open society, it must first close ranks.
Open Society Open Close
We had no more courage than Harriet Tubman or Marcus Garvey had in their times. We just had a more vulnerable enemy.
One of the tragedies of the struggle against racism is that up to now there has been no national organization which could speak to the growing militancy of young black people in the urban ghetto.
National Up Struggle
We are revolutionaries.
The knowledge I have now is not the knowledge I had then.
There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience.
The masses don't shed their blood for the benefit of a few individuals.
I maintain that every civil rights bill in this country was passed for white people, not for black people.
People Black Civil Rights
Seems to me that the institutions that function in this country are clearly racist, and that they're built upon racism.
Upon Racism Built