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Eldridge Cleaver Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Eldridge Cleaver

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What America demands in her black champions is a brilliant,
powerful body and a dull, bestial mind.
- Eldridge Cleaver

In prison, those things withheld from and denied to
the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all.
- Eldridge Cleaver

I have taken an oath in my heart to oppose communism until the day I die.
- Eldridge Cleaver

I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and
that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part
is a struggle against the American nightmare.
- Eldridge Cleaver

 

History could pass for a scarlet text,
its jot and title graven red in human blood.
- Eldridge Cleaver

You're either part of the solution or you're part of the problem.
- Eldridge Cleaver

Respect commands itself and can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.
- Eldridge Cleaver

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The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto
into the heart of suburbia.
The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do,
in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court
could only write on the books.
- Eldridge Cleaver

All the gods are dead except the god of war.
- Eldridge Cleaver

If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism,
if I myself and other former Muslims can change,
if young whites can change, then there is hope for America.
- Eldridge Cleaver

There is no calamity which a great nation can invite
which equals that which follows a supine submission
to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor,
beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
- Eldridge Cleaver

The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less.
- Eldridge Cleaver

You don't have to teach people how to be human.
You have to teach them how to stop being inhuman.
- Eldridge Cleaver

America cannot continue to lead the family of nations
around the world if we suffer the collapse of the family here at home.
- Mitt Romney

Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects,
and so will continue while the present
order of things in America remain uninterrupted.
- Thomas Jefferson

No one has been barred on account of his race
from fighting or dying for America,
there are no white or colored signs
on the foxholes or graveyards of battle.
- John F. Kennedy

I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the
uniformed services of the United States of America,
ever violated an order - not one.
- Oliver North

Radical changes in world politics leave America with
a heightened responsibility to be,
for the world, an example of a genuinely free,
democratic, just and humane society.
- Pope John Paul II

If the United States of America or Britain is having elections,
they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia.
But when we have elections, they want observers.
- Nelson Mandela

America is the best half-educated country in the world.
- Nicholas M. Butler

I look forward to an America which
will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
- John F. Kennedy

If you're going to America, bring your own food.
- Fran Lebowitz

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list
of the richest people in America.
If I'm not there, I go to work.
- Robert Orben

September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world.
- Tom Ford

Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world
must first come to pass in the heart of America.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The school is the last expenditure upon which America
should be willing to economize.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly
what their child is up to all the time.
- Barbara Bush

America has a critical role to play as the most powerful
member of the world community.
- Adam Schiff

I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem -
and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty.
I will belong to the select few.
- Will Rogers

America has tossed its cap over the wall of space.
- John F. Kennedy

In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are
the two most interesting food towns.
In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli.
There's no mediocrity accepted.
- Mario Batali

America will never be destroyed from the outside.
If we falter and lose our freedoms,
it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
- Abraham Lincoln

The largest party in America, by the way,
is neither the Democrats nor the Republicans.
It's the party of non-voters.
- Robert Reich

Patriotism is easy to understand in America.
It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
- Calvin Coolidge

America's present need is not heroics but healing;
not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration.
- Warren G. Harding

As I've said many times, the single most oppressed
class in America right now is the teenager.
- Joe Bob Briggs

America did not invent human rights.
In a very real sense, it is the other way around.
Human rights invented America.
- Jimmy Carter

Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things
no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving
America a new sense of purpose.
- Andy Rooney

In America and Europe, the nomadism is of trade and curiosity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty.
When the loyal opposition dies,
I think the soul of America dies with it.
- Edward R. Murrow

I get all fired up about aging in America.
- Willard Scott

I have found out in later years that we were very poor,
but the glory of America is that we didn't know it then.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I think the greatest taboos in America are faith and failure.
- Michael Malone

My dream is of a place and a time where America
will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.
- Abraham Lincoln

Boxing has become America's tragic theater.
- Joyce Carol Oates

We have a great life here in Alaska,
and we're never going back to America again!
- The Simpsons Movie (2007)

There are many men of principle in both parties in America,
but there is no party of principle.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Only Americans can hurt America.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Pushing production out of America to nations without
our environmental standards increases global environmental risks.
- Frank Murkowski

America is another name for opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is nothing wrong with America
that faith, love of freedom, intelligence,
and energy of her citizens cannot cure.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Power in America today is control of the means of communication.
- Theodore White

In America there are two classes of travel -
first class,
and with children.
- Robert Benchley

I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America,
the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry,
and of criminal inquiry too.
- Thomas Jefferson

America believes in education: the average professor
earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
- Evan Esar

I love America more than any other country in this world,
and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right
to criticize her perpetually.
- James A. Baldwin

There is nothing wrong with America
that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
- William J. Clinton

America - a great social and economic experiment,
noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.
- Herbert Hoover

If America had been discovered as many times as I have,
no one would remember Columbus.
- Sean Connery

Saturdays and Sundays, America in the year 2009 does
not in some ways differ significantly from the country
that existed almost 50 years ago.
This is truly sad.
- Eric Holder

America must be the moral leader.
It is not enough to have power.
Power must be used to protect freedom and give all
people hope for the opportunity to see the fruit of their own labor.
- Jesse Helms

I think Muslims have become the new Negroes in America.
They are being mistreated at airports,
by the Immigration - everywhere.
Islam is a religion of peace.
They are wrong.
- Jermaine Jackson

I've said many a time that I think the Un-American
Activities Committee in the House of Representatives
was the most un-American thing in America!
- Harry S. Truman

Without so much as turning a hair I freely admit that
I am one of America's greatest realists.
- Thorne Smith

We are the safest large city in America,
but any crime rate is too high.
- Michael Bloomberg

Senator Kerry says he sees two Americas.
It makes the whole thing mutual - America sees two John Kerrys.
- Dick Cheney

The homosexual community has more acceptance in America than it ever has,
and the suicide rate is as high as it's always been.
- Randall Terry

Taking the entire globe, if North America and Western
Europe can be called the 'cities of the world',
then Asia, Africa and Latin America constitute 'the
rural areas of the world'.
- Lin Biao

I doubt God would want to touch America's tax code,
since it is already located in the third rung of Hell.
- Larry J. Sabato

Well, the way things are going, aside from wheat and auto parts,
America's biggest export is now the Oscar.
- Billy Crystal


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