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There was no point in seeking to convert the intellectuals. For intellectuals would never be converted and would anyway always yield to the stronger, and this will always be "the man in the street." Arguments must therefore be crude, clear and forcible, and appeal to emotions and instincts, not the intellect. Truth was unimportant and entirely subordinate to tactics and psychology.
Joseph Goebbels

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South Africans will kick down a statue of a dead white man but won’t even attempt to slap a live one. Yet they can stone to death a black man simply because he’s a foreigner
Robert Mugabe

South Africans will demolish a monument of a deceased white person but won't even try to give a living one a light tap. Still, they can pummel to death an African man solely because he is an immigrant.
A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.
Charles Dickens

A man is fortunate if he is the inaugural love of a female. A woman is blessed if she is the ultimate love of a male.
The only white man you can trust is a dead white man.
Robert Mugabe

'Put no confidence in a living Caucasian.'
If you take men and lock them in a house for five years and tell them to come up with two children and they fail to do that, then we will chop off their heads.
Robert Mugabe

If you confine males in a residence for five years and demand them to produce two offspring and they cannot accomplish that, we will execute them.
There are two hundred million idiots, manipulated by a million intelligent men.
Pablo Escobar

The masses are under the control of a select few wise individuals.
Wise men change, fools stay the same.
Kevin Gates

Sagacious individuals adjust, simpletons persist.
If a man does not have the sauce, then he is lost. But the same man can be lost in the sauce.
Gucci Mane

If a man does not have the direction, then he is adrift. But the same man can be engulfed in the thick of it.
The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own. Naturally, it may be used by evil men for evil purposes, but there are more good men than evil, and while the latter cannot be persuaded to the path of righteousness by propaganda, they can certainly be corrected by good men with rifles.
Jeff Cooper

We are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery because whilst others might free the body, none but ourselves can free the mind. Mind is your only ruler, sovereign. The man who is not able to develop and use his mind is bound to be the slave of the other man who uses his mind.
Marcus Garvey

It's not possible that women can be at par with men.
Robert Mugabe

It's inconceivable that women can be equal to men.
Women always worry about things that men forget; men always worry about things women remember.
Albert Einstein

Women constantly fret over matters that men disregard; males perennially agonize over matters females recollect.
Man's highest joy is in victory: to conquer one's enemies; to pursue them; to deprive them of their possessions; to make their beloved weep; to ride on their horses; and to embrace their wives and daughters.
Genghis Khan

The strength of a wall is neither greater nor less than the courage of the men who defend it.
Genghis Khan

The fortitude of those who protect a barrier is no more or less than the mettle of their souls.
Evil does not exist sir, or at least it does not exist unto itself. Evil is simply the absence of God. It is just like darkness and cold, a word that man has created to describe the absence of God. God did not create evil. Evil is not like faith, or love that exist just as does light and heat. Evil is the result of what happens when man does not have God's love present in his heart. It's like the cold that comes when there is no heat or the darkness that comes when there is no light.
Albert Einstein

Sometimes I am God, if I say a man dies, he dies that same day.
Pablo Escobar

Sometimes I possess the power of life and death, if I decree it, a man perishes that same day.
The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her.
Bob Marley

The greatest act of cowardice a man can commit is to stir up the affections of a woman without any intention of returning them.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Malcolm X

A sage can masquerade as a jester, but a jester cannot simulate sagacity.
A man from Iowa or Illinois will say 'I'm from the Middle West'..a Georgian or a Mississipian may admit to being merely a Southerner...but no Texan, given the opportunity, ever said otherwise than 'I'm from Texas'.
J. Frank Dobie

We must become bigger than we have been: more courageous, greater in spirit, larger in outlook. We must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations but to our fellow men within the human community.
Haile Selassie

Fools multiply when wise men are silent.
Nelson Mandela

When intellectuals keep quiet, imbeciles abound.
We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.
Abraham Lincoln

We the people are the rightful proprietors of both Congress and the courts, not to upend the Constitution but to depose those who manipulate the Constitution.
I'm a decent man who exports flowers.
Pablo Escobar

I am an honorable individual who peddles blossoms.
Imperialism is a system of exploitation that occurs not only in the brutal form of those who come with guns to conquer territory. Imperialism often occurs in more subtle forms, a loan, food aid, blackmail . We are fighting this system that allows a handful of men on earth to rule all of humanity.
Thomas Sankara

A man who says “I have learned enough and will learn no further” should be considered as knowing nothing at all.
Haile Selassie

A person who declares “I am content with my knowledge and have no further desire to learn” should be thought of as being ignorant.
Let us conduct ourselves so that all men wish to be our friends and all fear to be our enemies.
Alexander the Great

Let us comport ourselves in a manner that all desire to be our allies and all tremble at the thought of being our adversaries.
Black women have had to develop a larger vision of our society than perhaps any other group. They have had to understand white men, white women, and black men. And they have had to understand themselves. When black women win victories, it is a boost for virtually every segment of society.
Angela Davis

If you see a man opening a car door for a woman, it means one of two things: it's either a new woman or a new car!

If you witness a man aiding a female with the entrance of an automobile, it can be interpreted as either an unfamiliar woman or an unfamiliar vehicle!
Be grateful for challenges because... Had there been no difficulties and no thorns in the way, then [each woman and] man would have been in his primitive state and no progress made in civilisation and mental culture.
Anandi Gopal Joshi

It happens all the time in heaven, And some day It will begin to happen Again on earth - That men and women who are married, And men and men who are Lovers, And women and women Who give each other Light, Often will get down on their knees And while so tenderly Holding their lover's hand, With tears in their eyes, Will sincerely speak, saying, My dear, How can I be more loving to you; How can I be more kind?

The white man is not indigenous to Africa. Africa is for Africans. Zimbabwe is for Zimbabweans.
Robert Mugabe

The Caucasian race is not native to Africa. Africa belongs to the African people. Zimbabwe is the nation of Zimbabweans.
A man is in a great place when he has no one to turn to but God.
Smith Wigglesworth

A man is in a fortunate situation when his only recourse is to seek divine assistance.
Do not worship me, I am not God. I'm only a man. I worship Jesus Christ.
Haile Selassie

'Do not venerate me, I am not Divine. I'm just a human being. My devotion is to Jesus Christ.'
I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he's wrong, than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil.
Malcolm X

I have more esteem for a person who openly expresses their opinion, even if it is erroneous, than one who appears to be angelic yet behaves like a fiend.
I finally figured it out, I finally figured out how to find some peace and happiness. I sure would hate for the man upstairs to take me now. But at least I did figure it out.
Lewis Grizzard

I ultimately discerned the answer, I at last realized how to procure some tranquility and contentment. It would be devastating if the Lord above called me to Him now. However, I can take comfort in knowing that I did get to the bottom of it.
Mr. Blair, I look upon secession as anarchy. If I owned the four millions of slaves in the South, I would sacrifice them all to the Union; but how can I draw my sword upon Virginia, my native State?
Robert E. Lee

Mr. Blair, I deem secession as chaotic upheaval. If the four millions of slaves in the South were mine, I would relinquish them all to preserve the Union; but how can I unsheathe my blade against Virginia, my homeland?
Finally, let understand that when we stand together, we will always win. When men and women stand together for justice, we win. When black, white and Hispanic people stand together for justice, we win.
Bernie Sanders

The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition.
Carl Jung

Spiritual power is the eternal guide, in this life and the life after, for man ranks supreme among all creatures. Led forward by spiritual power, man can reach the summit destined for him by the Great Creator.
Haile Selassie

On this battlefield man has no better weapon than his intelligence, no other force but his heart.
Jose Rizal

On this battleground humanity has no more powerful tool than its shrewdness, no other strength but its passion.
I have spent the best years of my life giving people the lighter pleasures, helping them have a good time, and all I get is abuse, the existence of a hunted man.
Al Capone

I have devoted the prime of my life bringing people joy, facilitating their merriment, yet all I reap is maltreatment, living as a fugitive.
The man who is not able to develop and use his mind is bound to be the slave of the other man who uses his mind
Marcus Garvey

The individual who is unable to cultivate and apply his intellect will inevitably become a servant of the one who does.
The opinion of 10,000 men is of no value if none of them know anything about the subject.
Marcus Aurelius

The collective judgment of 10,000 individuals is worthless if none of them have any expertise on the topic.
The pleasure and joy of man lies in treading down the rebel and conquering the enemy, in tearing him up by the root, in taking from him all that he has.
Genghis Khan

The gratification and delight of mankind lies in subduing the insurrectionist and vanquishing the adversary, in uprooting him completely, in stripping him of all he possesses.
A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man perishes when he chooses not to champion that which is right.
I am like any other man. All I do is supply a demand.
Al Capone

I am no different from any other individual; I merely fulfil a need.
Those who kill their own children and discriminate daily against them because of the color of their skin; those who let the murderers of blacks remain free, protecting them, and furthermore punishing the black population because they demand their legitimate rights as free men - how can those who do this consider themselves guardians of freedom?
Che Guevara

How strange and foolish is man. He looses his health in gaining wealth. Then to regain health he wastes his wealth. He ruins is present while worrying about his future - but weeps in the future by recalling his past. He lives as though death shall never come to him - but dies in a way as if he were never born.
Ali ibn Abi Talib

Men talk of heaven, - there is no heaven but here; Men talk of hell, - there is no hell but here; Men of hereafters talk and future lives, - O love, there is no other life - but here.
Omar Khayyam

Men prattle of paradise, - there is no paradise but this; Males discuss of damnation, - there is no damnation but this; Individuals babble of hereafters and other existences, - O love, there is no alternate life - but here.
The greatest want of the world is the want of men - men who will not be bought or sold, men who in their inmost souls are true and honest, men who do not fear to call sin by its right name, men whose conscience is as true to duty as the needle to the pole, men who will stand for the right though the heavens fall.
Ellen G. White