Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.
History is a people's memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
You don't have to be a man to fight for freedom. All you have to do is to be an intelligent human being.
They don't practice what they preach, whereas South Africa preaches and practices the same thing. 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.
Whether we are Christians or Muslims or nationalists or agnostics or atheists, we must first learn to forget our differences. If we have differences, let us differ in the closet; when we come out in front, let us not have anything to argue about until we get finished arguing with the man.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what's already yours?