"Was it not enough punishment and suffering in history that we were uprooted and made helpless slaves not only in new colonial outposts but also domestically."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Robert Mugabe on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Robert Mugabe on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Robert Mugabe on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Robert Mugabe on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Robert Mugabe on Thomas Jefferson
"We of Africa protest that, in this day and age, we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races."
"Countries such as the U.S. and Britain have taken it upon themselves to decide for us in the developing world, even to interfere in our domestic affairs and to bring about what they call regime change."
"The land is ours. It's not European and we have taken it, we have given it to the rightful people... Those of white extraction who happen to be in the country and are farming are welcome to do so, but they must do so on the basis of equality."
"Our party must continue to strike fear in the heart of the white man, our real enemy!"
"We are not hungry... Why foist this food upon us? We don't want to be choked. We have enough."