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Marcus Garvey
(1887-1940) born on
Aug 17
Jamaican political leader. He led the "Back to Africa" movement; founded Universal Negro Improvement Assn., 1914.
         
   
F
I read "Up From Slavery" and then my dream -- if I may so call it -- of being a race leader dawned.

R
Liberate the minds of men and ultimately you will liberate the bodies of men.
A
God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.
N
Progress is the attraction that moves humanity.
K
There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of it; as of the individual, so should it be of the nation.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey," 1923.
R: Speech at Royal Albert Hall, 6 Jun 1928.
A: "American Fundamentalism," UNIA pamphlet, 1925.
N: "Garvey and Garveyism," 1963.
K: "Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey," 1923.
   


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