Malcolm X Quotes



Best 11 Quotes by Malcolm X

“A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can’t play the part of a wise man.”

“Anytime you see someone more successful than you are, they are doing something you aren’t.”

“Early in life I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.”

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”

“If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything.”

“If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success.”

“Sometimes you have to pick the gun up to put the gun down.”

“To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace.”

“We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.”

“When 'I' is replaced by 'We' even Illness becomes Wellness.”

“You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.”

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“The question is not what anybody deserves. The question is who is to take on the God-like role of deciding what everybody else deserves. You can talk about “social justice” all you want. But what death taxes boil down to is letting politicians take money from widows and orphans to pay for goodies that they will hand out to others, in order to buy votes to get reelected. That is not social justice or any other kind of justice.”


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