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Malcolm X

Read through the most famous quotes from Malcolm X

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

— Malcolm X

#freedom #his #peace #separate #unless

If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.

— Malcolm X

#fall #something #stand #stand for something #will

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

#politics #wrong

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

— Malcolm X

#reading #life

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

— Malcolm X

#future #education

Sometimes you have to pick the gun up to put the Gun down.

— Malcolm X

#arms #pacifism #peace #revolution #violence

People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.

— Malcolm X

#inspirational #literacy #religious #change

If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.

— Malcolm X

#police-brutality #power #resistance #solidarity #violence

To me, the thing that is worse than death is betrayal. You see, I could conceive death, but I could not conceive betrayal.

— 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

#cemetery #courteous #everyone #hand #him

About Malcolm X

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Did you know about Malcolm X?

Another reason for the separation was growing resentment by people within the Nation. Kennedy the Muslim leader cited the murders of Patrice Lumumba Congo leader of Medgar Evers civil rights leader and of the Negro girls bombed earlier this year in a Birmingham church. Malcolm X later said that violence by whites killed three of his father's brothers including one who was lynched.

For a dozen years Malcolm X was the public face of the controversial group but disillusionment with Nation of Islam head Elijah Muhammad led him to leave the Nation in March 1964. As a spokesman for the Nation of Islam he taught black supremacy and advocated separation of black and white Americans—in contrast to the civil rights movement's emphasis on integration.

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