Colin L. Powell Quotes

Free speech is intended to protect the controversial and even outrageous word; and not just comforting platitudes too mundane to need protection.

You can’t make someone else’s choices. You shouldn’t let someone else make yours.

Be careful what you choose. You may get it.

In one generation we have moved from denying a black man service at a lunch counter to elevating one to the highest military office in the nation, and to being a serious contender for the presidency. This is a magnificent country and I am proud to be one of its sons.

I don’t speak about Affirmative Action from an academic sense. I speak about it from experience… I didn’t do it alone… There are those who say that all you need is to climb up on your bootstraps, but there are many Americans who don’t have boots, much less bootstraps. And so, Colin Powell, he believes […]

We must understand, my friends, we must understand that there is a problem for us out there. We must understand the cynicism that exists in the black community, the kind of cynicism that is created when, for example, some in our party miss no opportunity to roundly and loudly condemn affirmative action that helped a […]