Quote 1021

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or who says it.

— Malcolm X, 1925-1965

Quote 1022

I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action.

— Malcolm X, 1925-1965

Quote 1023

I believe in the brotherhood of man, all men, but I don't believe in brotherhood with anybody who doesn't want brotherhood with me. I believe in treating people right, but I'm not going to waste my time trying to treat somebody right who doesn't know how to return that treatment.

— Malcolm X, 1925-1965

Quote 1024

Power never takes a back step—only in the face of more power.

— Malcolm X, 1925-1965

Quote 1025

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you are a man, you take it.

— Malcolm X, 1925-1965

Quote 1026

After you get your freedom, your enemy will respect you.

— Malcolm X, 1925-1965

Quote 1027

Learn to see...listen...and think for yourself.

— Malcolm X, 1925-1965

Quote 1028

The colleges and universities in the American education system are skillfully used to miseducate.

— Malcolm X, 1925-1965

Quote 1029

...everyone had a right to form and adopt whatever government they liked best to live under themselves.

— George Washington, 1789-1797

Quote 1030

It is only after time has been given for cool deliberate reflection that the real voice of the people can be known.

— George Washington, 1789-1797

Quote 1031

Q: Do you follow politics?

A: I get spasms of being intellectual. I read a bit about politics but I don't think I'd vote for anyone. No message from any of those phony politicians is coming through to me.

— John Lennon, the Beatles

Quote 1032

It is said that life begins when the fetus can exist apart from its mother. By this definition, many people in Hollywood are legally dead.

— Jay Leno, the Tonight Show

Quote 1033

The Supreme Court has ruled they cannot have a Nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn't for any religious reasons. They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin.

— Jay Leno, the Tonight Show

Quote 1034

I looked up the word 'politics' in the dictionary and it's actually a combination of two words; 'poli,' which means many, and 'tics,' which means bloodsuckers.

— Jay Leno, the Tonight Show

Quote 1035

Merchants like credit cards because, on average, consumers spend 23% more money paying by credit card than by paying with cash.

— Factoid