"I knew that I could vote and that that wasn't a privilege it was my right. Every time I tried I was shot, killed or jailed, beaten or economically deprived."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Stokely Carmichael on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Stokely Carmichael on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Stokely Carmichael on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Stokely Carmichael on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Stokely Carmichael on C. S. Lewis
"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."