Huey P. Newton

African-American political activist and revolutionary

Lived from: 1942-1989

Category: Politics

Quotes: Huey P. Newton

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    Any unarmed people are slaves, or are subject to slavery at any given moment.
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    Black men and women who refuse to live under oppression are dangerous to white society because they become symbols of hope to their brothers and sisters, inspiring them to follow their example.
    Source: Revolutionary Suicide (2009)
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    By surrendering my life to the revolution, I found eternal life.
    Source: Revolutionary Suicide (2009)
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    Existence is violent, I exist, therefore I'm violent... in that way.
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    I do not expect the white media to create positive black male images.
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    I have the people behind me and the people are my strength.
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    I think what motivates people is not great hate, but great love for other people.
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    If you stop struggling, then you stop life.
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    Laws should be made to serve the people. People should not be made to serve the laws.
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    My fear was not of death itself, but a death without meaning.
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    Power is the ability to define phenomena, and make it act in a desired manner.
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    Sometimes if you want to get rid of the gun, you have to pick the gun up.
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    The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man.
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    The nature of a panther is that he never attacks. But if anyone attacks or backs into a corner, the panther comes up to wipe that aggressor or that attacker out.
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    The policemen or soldiers are only a gun in the establishments hand. They make the racist secure in his racism.
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