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Louis Farrakhan Quotes

A brother who recognizes that we have shortcomings, we, in the struggle, have faults, and that he wanted to reconcile differences.

America will always side with those whom she can direct, give orders to and have those orders obeyed.

Anarchy may await America, due to the daily injustices suffered by the people.

And I hope that five years and 10 years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.

As a result of that, America desires a moderate Islam; an Islam that America can control; an Islam that America can give direction to and give orders to its leaders.

Because as a youngster I longed to see the Black man free and I longed to see anyone stand up for us.

Because wherever I am today, I still owe it to God and I owe it to two men - the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X and of course, two very special women, my mother and my wife.

Black leadership has to recognize that principles more than speech, character more than a claim, is greater in advancing the cause of our liberation than what has transpired thus far.

But if I thought on it, I would like to be remembered as a brother who loved his people and did everything that I knew to fight for them, the liberation of our people.

But when I reintroduced the Nation of Islam, and began to host meetings in cities and thousands and thousands of people come out.

Could it be that my circle is largely black and that it is why I am influential in black circles but not in white circles?

Everything that I'm attempting to do is based on my understanding of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and what he wanted for his people.

However, those who have used those words use half the sentence to fit their purpose, which, of course, I believe is to discredit me and the new Nation of Islam that has come up around me.

I am hoping that in this year of the family we will go into our families and reconcile differences.

I don't think about my legacy, if indeed, I have one.

I loved Elijah Muhammad with a love that I can't adequately describe.

I think that ego-driven leaders will be a thing of the past because the masses are tired.

I think that rather than condemning Islam, Islam needs to be studied by those who are sincere.

I was never named in the early years as having anything to do with the assassination of Malcolm.

If we don't make earnest moves toward real solutions, then each day we move one day closer to revolution and anarchy in this country. This is the sad, and yet potentially joyous, state of America.