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All Quotes by author - Marcus Garvey
" Africa for the Africans... at home and abroad! "
" Africa has become the big game of the nation hunters. Today, Africa looms as the greatest commercial, industrial and political prize in the world. "
" A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. "
" A reading man and woman is a ready man and woman, but a writing man and woman is exact. "
" Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people. "
" Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds! "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. "
" 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. "
" I know no national boundary where the Negro is concerned. The whole world is my province until Africa is free. "
" I like honesty and fair play. "
" 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. "
" Liberate the minds of men and ultimately you will liberate the bodies of men. "
" Look for me in the whirlwind or the storm. "
" Look to Africa, for there a king will be crowned. "
" Marcus Garvey does not give a snap for anything human but justice, and that which is based upon righteousness. "
" Men who are in earnest are not afraid of consequences. "
" 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. "
" Real men laugh at opposition; real men smile when enemies appear. "
" The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness. "
" The enemies are not so much from without as from within the race. "
" 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. "
" There shall be no solution to this race problem until you, yourselves, strike the blow for liberty. "
" The whole world is run on bluff. "
" This hour we are stretching forth our hands with the desire to teach the world the true principles of mercy and justice. "
" Up, you mighty race, accomplish what you will. "
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