My Top Quotes

Malcom X Quotes

  • “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.”
  • “People don’t realize how a man’s whole life can be changed by one book.”
  • “If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success. ”
    “If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.”
  • “Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down”
  • “So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.”
  • “We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.”
  • “To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace”
  • “The ability to read awoke inside of me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.”
  • “I see America through the eyes of the victim. I don’t see any American dream–I see an American nightmare.”
  • “As long as you are convinced you have never done anything, you can never do anything.”
  • “We declare our right on this earth…to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of a human being in this society, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence by any means necessary.”
  • “Our objective is complete freedom, justice and equality by any means necessary.”
  • “The day that the black man takes an uncompromising step and realizes that he’s within his rights, when his own freedom is being jeopardized, to use any means necessary to bring about his freedom or put a halt to that injustice, I don’t think he’ll be by himself.”
  • “Without education, you’re not going anywhere in this world.”
  • “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”
  • “Look at yourselves. Some of you teenagers, students. How do you think I feel and I belong to a generation ahead of you – how do you think I feel to have to tell you, ‘We, my generation, sat around like a knot on a wall while the whole world was fighting for its hum an rights – and you’ve got to be born into a society where you still have that same fight.’ What did we do, who preceded you ? I’ll tell you what we did. Nothing. And don’t you make the same mistake we made….” (more…)

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

             By : Mahatma Gandhi

  • “Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.” 
  • “Glory lies in the attempt to reach one’s goal and not in reaching it.”
  • “Hate the sin, love the sinner.”
  • “No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.”
  • “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
  • “A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.”
  • “An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.”
  • “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
  • “In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place.”
  • “Poverty is the worst form of violence.”
  • “You must be the change you want to see in the world.”
  • “Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive.”
  • “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
  • “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.”
  • “An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.”
  • “God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.”
  • “I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.”
  • “In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”
  • “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
  • “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
  • “They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.”
  • “A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.”
  • “Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.”
  • “It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.”
  • “Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.” (more…)