My Mom said she learned how to swim when someone took her out in the lake and threw her off the boat. I said 'Mom they weren't trying to teach you how to swim.'
The proper function of man is to live not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a...