Marcus Garvey - Quotes

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A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.

With confidence, you have won before you have started.

With confidence, you have won before you have started.

If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.

If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.

God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.

God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!

I have no desire to take all black people back to Africa; there are blacks who are no good here and will likewise be no good there. ---->>>

The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness. ---->>>

Our success educationally, industrially and politically is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves. And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa. ---->>>

Progress is the attraction that moves humanity. ---->>>

Up, you mighty race, accomplish what you will. ---->>>

I regard the Klan, the Anglo-Saxon clubs and White American societies, as far as the Negro is concerned, as better friends of the race than all other groups of hypocritical whites put together. ---->>>

There shall be no solution to this race problem until you, yourselves, strike the blow for liberty. ---->>>

Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people.

Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people.

Look for me in the whirlwind or the storm. ---->>>

The whole world is run on bluff. ---->>>

Liberate the minds of men and ultimately you will liberate the bodies of men.

Liberate the minds of men and ultimately you will liberate the bodies of men.

A reading man and woman is a ready man and woman, but a writing man and woman is exact. ---->>>

Whatsoever things common to man, that man has done, man can do. ---->>>

There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of it; as of the individual, so should it be of the nation. ---->>>

Look to Africa, for there a king will be crowned. ---->>>

Men who are in earnest are not afraid of consequences.

Men who are in earnest are not afraid of consequences.

I like honesty and fair play. ---->>>

Africa for the Africans... at home and abroad! ---->>>

I know no national boundary where the Negro is concerned. The whole world is my province until Africa is free. ---->>>

You may call me a Klansman if you will, but, potentially, every white man is a Klansman, as far as the Negro in competition with whites socially, economically and politically is concerned, and there is no use lying. ---->>>

Real men laugh at opposition; real men smile when enemies appear.

Real men laugh at opposition; real men smile when enemies appear.

We welcome the opposition of the world, because we are determined to see the battle through. Africa's battle-cry is not yet heard. ---->>>

Africa has become the big game of the nation hunters. Today, Africa looms as the greatest commercial, industrial and political prize in the world. ---->>>

Ethiopia shall once more arise from the ashes of material ruin to the heights of temporal glory. ---->>>

Glorious shall be the battle when the time comes to fight for our people and our race. ---->>>

Marcus Garvey does not give a snap for anything human but justice, and that which is based upon righteousness. ---->>>

The enemies are not so much from without as from within the race. ---->>>

This hour we are stretching forth our hands with the desire to teach the world the true principles of mercy and justice. ---->>>

We see a new Ethiopia, a new Africa, stretching her hands of influence throughout the world, teaching man the way of life and peace, The Way to God. ---->>>

If the enemy could only know that Marcus Garvey is but a John the Baptist in the wilderness, that a greater and more dangerous Marcus Garvey is yet to appear, the Garvey with whom you will have to reckon for the injustice of the present generation. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Jamaican
Born: August 17, 1887
Birthplace:
Die: 06-10, 1940
Occupation: Publisher
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