We shall have our manhood. We shall have it or the earth will be leveled by our attempts to gain it. The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less.
Part I: "Becoming"
You're either part of the solution, or you're part of the problem.Eldridge Cleaver
Too much agreement kills a chat.Eldridge Cleaver
Pig power in America was infuriating, but pig power in the communist framework was awesome and unaccountable.Eldridge Cleaver
I crossed the tracks and sought out White prey. I did this consciously, deliberately, willfully, methodically [...] Rape was an insurrectionary act. It delighted me that I was defying and trampling upon the White man's law [...] and that I was defiling his women [...]Eldridge Cleaver
All the gods are dead except the god of war.Eldridge Cleaver
If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism, if I myself and other former Muslims can change, if young whites can change, then there is hope for America.Eldridge Cleaver
Americans think of themselves collectively as a huge rescue squad on twenty-four-hour call to any spot on the globe where dispute and conflict may erupt.Eldridge Cleaver