Malcolm X Quotes

Most popular Malcolm X Quotes

Revolutions are never peaceful.
— Malcolm X

revolution

After you get your freedom, your enemy will respect you.
— Malcolm X

freedom

New York was heaven to me.  And Harlem was Seventh Heaven.

New York City

After four hundred years of slave labor, we have some back pay coming.
— Malcolm X

civil rights

If the ballot doesn't work, we'll try something else. But let us try the ballot.
— Malcolm X

voting

You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
— Malcolm X

freedom

Don't be in a hurry to condemn because he doesn't do what you do or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today.
— Malcolm X

judging