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George Jackson Quotes





But now with the living conditions deteriorating, and with the sure knowledge that we are slated for destruction, we have been transformed into an implacable army of liberation.
 

Most of today's black convicts have come to understand that they are the most abused victims of an unrighteous order.
 

Only one-fourth of the sorrow in each man's life is caused by outside uncontrollable elements, the rest is self-imposed by failing to analyze and act with calmness.
[Sorrow]
 

Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice.
[Patience]
 

The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies, Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.
 

They have learned that resistance is actually possible. The holds are beginning to slip away.
 

Up until now, the prospect of parole has kept us from confronting our captors with any real determination.
 

Very few men imprisoned for economic crimes or even crimes of passion against the oppressor feel that they are really guilty.
 

What the Super Bowl did for us was give us a sense of urgency.