"Black power can be clearly defined for those who do not attach the fears of white America to their questions about it."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Stokely Carmichael on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Stokely Carmichael on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Stokely Carmichael on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Stokely Carmichael on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Stokely Carmichael on Booker T. Washington
"We had no more courage than Harriet Tubman or Marcus Garvey had in their times. We just had a more vulnerable enemy."
"We were aware of the fact that death walks hand in hand with struggle."
"The secret of life is to have no fear it's the only way to function."
"Now, then, in order to understand white supremacy we must dismiss the fallacious notion that white people can give anybody their freedom."
"There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience."