Marcus Garvey Quotes.
If we as a people realized the greatness from which we came we would be less likely to disrespect ourselves.
If you get up everyday and you don’t learn you are
Let us not try to be the best or worst of others, but let us make the effort to be the best of ourselves.
There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of it; as of the individual, so should it be of the nation.
The whole world is run on bluff.
A race that is solely dependent upon another for economic existence sooner or later dies. As we have in the past been living upon the mercies shown by others, and by the chances obtainable, and have suffered there from, so we will in the future suffer if an effort is not made now to adjust our own affairs.
Real men laugh at opposition; real men smile when enemies appear.
I like honesty and fair play.
Our success educationally, industrially and politically is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves. And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa.
I have no desire to take all black people back to Africa; there are blacks who are no good here and will likewise be no good there.
Intelligence rules the world, ignorance carries the burden.
God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.
I regard the Klan, the Anglo-Saxon clubs and White American societies, as far as the Negro is concerned, as better friends of the race than all other groups of hypocritical whites put together.
Glorious shall be the battle when the time comes to fight for our people and our race.
Whatsoever things common to man, that man has done, man can do.
This hour we are stretching forth our hands with the desire to teach the world the true principles of mercy and justice.
Progress is the attraction that moves humanity.