10 Inspiring Malcolm X Quotes

01 May 2020 By Cool & Famous Quotes

Malcolm X was an African American civil rights and one of the most influential African Americans in history, Malcolm X was a human rights activist and an American Muslim minister.. Due largely to his efforts, the Nation of Islam grew from a mere 400 members at the time he was released from prison in 1952 to 40,000 members by 1960. 

Malcolm X has been the subject of numerous movies, stage plays and other works, and has been portrayed by actors like James Earl JonesMorgan Freeman and Mario Van Peebles.

 

 

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

 

You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
–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

 

The greatest mistake of the movement has been trying to organize a sleeping people around specific goals. You have to wake the people up first, then you'll get action.
–Malcolm X

 

The ability to read awoke inside of me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.
–Malcolm X

 

So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
–Malcolm X

 

Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
–Malcolm X

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

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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

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

 

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