The best Quotes by Marcus Garvey

The best Quotes by Marcus Garvey

Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. (17 August 1887- 10 June 1940) was a Jamaican political activist. He was the founder and first President-General of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA).

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!
The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.
Progress is the attraction that moves humanity.

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It is strange with how little notice, good, bad, or indifferent, a man may live and die in London.
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If you're curious, London's an amazing place.
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I've often thought a blind man could find his way through London simply by gauging the changes in innuendo: mild through Trafalgar Square, less veiled towards the river.
Louis Bayard - Mr. Timothy
I have nothing against Orlando, though you are, of course, far more likely to get shot or robbed there than in London.
I don't miss London much. I find it crowded, vast and difficult to get around. Cabs are incredibly expensive.
London. The beating heart of England.
England is my home. London is my home. New York feels like, if I have to spend a year living in an unfamiliar city, this is a pretty lovely one to spend a year in, but I will be going home at the end of it, certainly.
Fashion needs fresh blood, and London is the most creative place for that.
Look at London or Paris: they're both filthy. You don't get that in Tokyo. The proud residents look after their city.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
I love to come to L.A. to visit, and then I like to come to rainy old London because it's home.
In London I feel free; nobody bothers anyone and everyone is free to express themselves.
There's nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere.
The best creative no longer has to originate in Chicago or London; it will be coming from Stockholm, Tokyo, and Seoul as well.
Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.
Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.
A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.
Bacteria is the only culture some people have.
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Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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Don't let anyone, ever, make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.
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Don't ever let someone tell you, you can't do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it. People can't do something themselves, they want to tell you you can't do it. You want something, go get it. Period. All right?
Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness
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What other people think of you is none of your business.
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Now, if you know what you're worth, then go out and get what you're worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you ain't where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody. Cowards do that and that ain't you. You're better than that!
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I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
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Ich gehe langsam, aber ich gehe nie zurück.
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Without progress there will be stagnation and decay. There again, progress for progress's sake must be discouraged, for our tried and tested traditions often require no tinkering. A balance, then, between old and new, between permanence and change, between tradition and innovation.
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We keep moving forward, opening new doors... because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
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In a world that's changing so quickly, you're guaranteed to fail if you don't take any risks.
Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO)
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I have always been fascinated with those who try to look over the horizon and see things that are coming at us.
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It is probably true quite generally that in the history of human thinking the most fruitful developments frequently take place at those points where two different lines of thought meet.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022

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