"I'm speaking as a Black man from America which is a racist society No matter how much you hear it talk about democracy It's as racist as South Africa or as racist as Portugal Or as racist as any other racialist society on this on this earth The only difference between it and South-Africa: South-Africa Preaches separation and practices separation America preaches integration and practices segregation! This is the Only difference They don't practice what they Preach! For in South-Africa preaches and practices the Same thing I have more respect for a man who let me know where he stands Even if he's wrong Then one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil. "
"I, uhm... I don't agree with him because I don't have to follow anyone to defend myself I think that, uhm... there are, every people, uhm All people have been frustrated in some form from another But, uhm I don't agree with him, I don't follow a man and I don't think anyone should follow one man I think they should follow their conscience! I think the most of them, most negroes that they feel sorry for themselves And I think that this keep some that, uhm Much more than they would be If they didn't feel so sorry for themselves. "
"If Martin Luther King, Roy Wilkins or any of these uuh Compromising negroes who say exactly what the white man wants to hear Is interviewed anywhere in the country you don't get anybody to offset what they say But whenever a black man Stands up and says something that White people don't like then the first thing that white man does Is run around and try and find somebody to say something To, to uuhm... offset What has just been said! This is Natural! But it is done. "
"You know what I think? I just think... I think you, you... you givin' up! (givin' up on what?) An ideal of an integrated America the dream of Martin Luther King, I think you givin' up This is not, I'm not tryna be a "Smarterica" I'm calling you honestly That I think you givin' up! " [Minister Louis Farrakhan, on the Donahue Show 1991:] "You know, it's interesting... how... white folk... sit here Thinking that... I have a reason... to lie to you As though you are so powerful And you are so wonderful And I am so ashamed of my words that I have to twist and turn, please! You are not dealing... with that kind of man You're dealing with a man... who means what he says And says what he means, now listen! " [beat stops]