"You get your freedom by letting your enemy know that you'll do anything to get it. Then you'll get it. It's the only way you'll get it."
"The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?"
"I see America through the eyes of the victim. I don't see any American dream...I see an American nightmare."
"None but ourselves can free our minds."
"To become free, you have to be acutely aware of being a slave."
"Somewhere deep inside us we seem to know that we are destined for something better than strife."
"No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them"
"Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world."
"All you have to ask yourselves, who controls the government? And who are the victims of that control?"
"See, its no in between: you're either free or you're a slave."
H. Rap Brown
"Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor."
"The rulers of this country have always considered their property more important than our lives."
"Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go."
"If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it."
"Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be."
"When a coward sees a man he can beat he becomes hungry for a fight."
"When a man starts out to build a world, he starts first with himself."
"Some know the value of education by having it. I know it's value by not having it."
"What and how much had I lost by trying to do only what was expected of me instead of what I myself had wished to do?"
"It seemed so illogical to punish some poor criminal for doing something that civilization taught him how to do so he could have something civilization taught him how to want."
"The truth is the light and the light is the truth."
"If you don't like my story, write your own."