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#1. You don't have to either choose to save the world or become a sellout. I say to people, "Listen dude, how can you save the world if you can't even save yourself? Why don't you try to affect one person's life who's in your life, and that would be historic." - Author: Immortal Technique
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#2. Poverty makes people do reckless things, but [the rich] do worse to protect their [interests] - Author: Immortal Technique
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#3. Doubt that there could ever be ... a more wicked MC. 'Cuz AIDS infested child molesters aren't sicker than me. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#4. I put the truth out there, I put the historical facts into Hip Hop to show us how much history repeats itself and that if we truly want to evolve as a human race, we need to stop sticking each other in ridiculous categories. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#5. Rich people, they stay out of jail not just because they have more money but because they grew up in a culture where they're educated by people to say, "I don't have to talk to the cops. If I get arrested, I'm not going to say a word to them. I'm just going to wait until my family lawyer gets here". - Author: Immortal Technique
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#6. Your mind is your weapon. Load your weapon. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#7. When God said "let there be light" I turned it the f-k off. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#8. Those people who kill women, children, and defenseless civilians are about as Muslim as mass murderer Christopher Columbus was a Christian. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#9. The average ordinary person, in the worst slums of America, someone who might even hate the law and disagree with the government, they would do something about that [abandoned child]. But in Afghanistan, people hardly have the means to take care of themselves, let alone a random child on the street. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#10. So when the devil wants to dance with you, you better say never,
Because the dance with the devil might last you forever. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#11. People are educated into the fact that as a people we stand a better chance of knowing how to work the law if we know the history of the law and the history of our people's relationship with it. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#12. Hip-hop is about the human condition; it's about people's lives. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#13. A man who walks with God, can walk anywhere. Hence, I fear nothing. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#14. Changing the course of destiny, so I'm strapped with weaponry cause the government don't give a f-k about protecting me. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#15. There was a lot of rebelliousness, without focus, in my younger years. And even when people ask me, "Oh you went to prison and you went to college for a couple years?" I'm like "Yeah, I learned more in prison than I think I ever learned in college." That's the sad truth. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#16. If your religion hasn't made you a better person, then it has failed you as a religion. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#17. In a world of regret, sacrifice and hardship, laughter and music are medicine. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#18. Reality is nourishment, but people don't believe it,
I guess it's hard to stomach the truth like a bulimic. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#19. I just want to be remembered as someone who wanted people to think free and wanted people to be free, whether it's at the end of the day, or at the end of the mortal coil. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#20. Plastic metaphors and carbon copy similes that aren't going to do anything for anybody and it doesn't showcase creativity; it showcases the fact that the soul of the music has been compromised to control the industry. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#21. We still haven't gotten the message; we still don't see that it's bad. And then we copy everything about their [Roman Empire] structure. I mean Paul Bremer was the proconsul of Iraq. We're still using ancient terminology, we still have Senators and we have an Emperor, almost. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#22. When you talk about revolution, it's very easy to romanticize picking up a gun or marching in the street, but I think before we take any of those actions, violence of course being the last one, we first have to have a revolution of the mind. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#23. Read about the history of the place that we live in and stop letting corporate news tell lies to your children - Author: Immortal Technique
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#24. Only a f-kin imbecile would think they un-correctable, cause you're susceptible to becoming more than a spectacle. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#25. Your fans can't just pop in whenever they want. I'm not gonna allow someone to just drop over my house whenever they want like, "Hey what's up? I bought your album so what's for dinner?" - Author: Immortal Technique
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#26. Read between the lines and free your mind - Author: Immortal Technique
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#27. I think that when you look at history and when you look at these facts that shape nations and shape countries and give us present examples of how we're supposed to live, we find more and more often that we're not paying attention to what's actually happening. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#28. I'll leave you fulla clips like the moon blockin' the sun. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#29. You can not change the past but you can change the future. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#30. Working your whole life wondering where the day went, the subway stays packed like a multicultural slaveship. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#31. I'm baptized by America and covered in leeches. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#32. A lot of individuals I've met that I've done a song or two with. But to be honest I'm not incredibly familiar with the scene. I mean, I'm more familiar with people coming from other countries like Latin-American MCs and African rappers ... that type of stuff I'm really starting to get a hold on. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#33. We're more Christian than the Pope. And, I mean, that's not our religion. We pray to the Gods of our conquerors ... all black and brown people. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#34. The problem with always being a conformist is that when you try to change the system from within, it's not you who changes the system; it's the system that will eventually change you. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#35. True wealth is having your health, and knowledge of self. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#36. I Freestyle my Destiny, It's not written in Pages. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#37. I've had some confrontations after I got out of prison and I'm proud of the fact that I dealt with them differently. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#38. Pessimism is an emotion not a philosophy. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#39. I'm a business man and I'm a grown man. I spend a lot of time thinking about how to restructure my life, support my family with this music ... I don't have time to deal with the repercussions of breaking somebody's jaw or breaking their nose. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#40. I jerk off inside books, and give life to words, leaving concepts stuck together you've probably never heard - Author: Immortal Technique
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#41. I hope one of my fans has one of your kids shot: and blames it on acid, prozac, and slipknot. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#42. It's not like America's view of the Israeli-Palestinian struggle is going to change. There are some things that are going to change and some things that are not going to change. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#43. I think that learning to read between the lines of traditional media is one way to stay informed, and also realizing that eventually you're going to have to cross-reference all sorts of different information coming from different sources. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#44. I'll throw ya gang-sign up, and then I'll spit on my hand. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#45. It doesn't matter what race you are. It doesn't matter what religion you are. I always tell people: If you want to be a part of hip-hop, you just need to have a heart. You need to have the courage to tell the truth. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#46. When we look at these types of things it echoes to lessons we haven't learned from the past. We still don't see Rome as a negative thing; we glorify the Roman Empire. It was a fascist state under the control of an incredibly authoritarian militant pre-emptive striking genocidal regime. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#47. I spend a lot of time out there. I've got a lot of family that lives in Inglewood and surrounding areas. So I'm right in the hood, every time I go there I go see my peoples. I rep real hard for the people that I see that are the counterparts of what I'm trying to do out here, out there. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#48. If I lend my support to a specific cause, it has to be something that I look over and that I have a complete understanding of and it's not just some extracurricular bullshit. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#49. I'd rather be proud of what I am, rather than desperatly try to be something I'm really not; just to fit in. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#50. The purpose of life is a life with a purpose. So I'd rather die for a cause, than live a life that is worthless. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#51. My first Hip Hop concert was at the Apollo at the age of 12. Southpaw's father was interviewing Queen Latifah and Treach as well as many others. The place was so packed no one could move but I got to be backstage with the video equipment and so I saw the show from a great place. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#52. Power always becomes consolidated back into the hands of very few people ... whether they be an economic aristocracy, a royalty, a monarchy which is the most concentrated form of oligarchy where it depends on one King who is ordained supposedly by God to rule. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#53. You can make the future, but it starts with leaving the past. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#54. Devils used to be God's angels that fell from the top. There is no diversity cos we're burnin in the melting pot. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#55. Ignorance is venomous and it murders the soul, spreading like a virus, running rampant, out of control. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#56. I'm not trying to sell pipe dreams to people. I'm not giving them some fake utopia. I'm not telling them it's easy. If it was easy, everyone would do it. But you don't fight the fights you can win, you fight the fights that need fighting. That's the most important part. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#57. A pretty face can capture my attention but only a beautiful mind can hold it. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#58. Love ... doesn't need a complicated metaphor And sometimes nothing needs to be said at all - Author: Immortal Technique
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#59. I feel my body weakening but my spirit is fine, ready to go to war with devils at the drop of a dime - Author: Immortal Technique
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#60. The perfect world for me is to find some sort of inner peace. I believe that a man that walks with God can walk anywhere. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#61. People who have a conservative viewpoint both religiously and politically and they fear that the world is going to be thrown into perpetual communism. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#62. I would love for [Jesus] to come back because I would love for him to face what is happening and to really have some sort of perspective. In that same respect, I'm sure that Prophet Muhammad would be disgusted by what some people use his name to justify. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#63. Attempts to extinguish me don't even bother me none. Like retarded kids throwing ice cubes at the sun, a victory against Immortal Technique will never be done. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#64. Some artists think every woman is a groupie, and that every dude is a sucker, and I never looked at people like that. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#65. I just had to get this stress off my chest like breast reductions. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#66. People who go out and try to be a rebel at night,
Try to make up for the fact that they settled in life. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#67. I think that some people from other regions expect us to be like that so I think they overcompensate for that sometimes and they're victims to their own insecurity. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#68. Write it down and remember that we never gave in, the mind of a child is where the revolution begins, so if the solution has never been to look in yourself, how is it that you expect to find it anywhere else - Author: Immortal Technique
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#69. King Abdullah has died. A divisive figure in the Middle East. The sad irony is that the USA preached democracy in the face of absolute rule. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#70. As much as racism bleeds America, we need to understand that classism is the real issue. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#71. We're rhyming; we're carrying the banner representing hardcore hip-hop to the death. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#72. Universal truth is not measured in mass appeal. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#73. We have to create the ability to police our own communities instead of leaving it in the hands of a system that has never understood us, tried to marginalize and politically assassinate all of our leaders whenever they came to challenge the status quo. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#74. I never tried to be Jay Z or Big Poppa,
I'm underground like them dead children buried in Gaza - Author: Immortal Technique
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#75. I can't imagine Revolution being quiet, unassuming, or bashful - Author: Immortal Technique
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#76. It isn't me making money as much as it is me spending my money in a way that I feel is effective. My methodology is to say I'm not just going to throw money at a problem but rather personally invest myself in it. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#77. Hell is not a place you go if you're not a Christian, it's the failure of your life's greatest ambition. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#78. I got no problem with no Canadian niggas ... as long as y'all niggas know how to barbeque I got no problem with you being my neighbours. I mean, Canadian beer sucks, but.. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#79. I hate it when they tell us how far we've came to be; as if our people's history started with slavery. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#80. The kingdoms of Africa and Mesopotamia, machine gunning your body with depleted uranium, this is the age of microchips and titanium, the dark side of the moon, and contact with aliens. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#81. My enemy is not the average white guy, its not the kid down the block or the kids I see on the streets. My enemy is the white I don't see: the people in The white House, the corporate monoply owners. Fake liberal politicians-those are my enemies. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#82. The Devil crept into Heaven, God overslept on the 7th,
The New World Order was born on September 11. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#83. Just because I choose to question religion doesn't mean that I'm spitting in God's face; it's the opposite. I'm tired of people spitting in God's face. I'm tired of seeing these divisions over a different type of Christianity, over a different type of Islam. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#84. My revolution is born out of love for my people, not out of hatred for others. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#85. Using numerology to count the people I sent to heaven,
Produces more digits than 22 divided by 7. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#86. I have favourite songs for different things. The diversity of it is the strength. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#87. I see the world for what it is, beyond the white and the black. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#88. Using some economic issues to make one group of people, regardless of race or religion, the scapegoat for all the problems of the country is just the stupidest, and yet, the most creative propaganda scheme that you can come up with. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#89. Art has to be, you know, trade itself, conform to the old strict guidelines set forth by how it was going to act in the future. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#90. I wasn't always a revolutionary, I used to live life like a criminal even though I was going through high school or college, or the fact that I was smart, had no bearing on that. People can have intelligence all the way but have no direction. Not all criminals are idiots. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#91. I have a strong army I keep with me and we don't go out there looking for problems. A lot of people have this perception ... but I don't have a superiority complex about me because I'm from New York or because I'm Peruvian/Black. I think some people get caught up in that stuff. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#92. I think that as much as any leader is marketed we have to learn that unless we inject ourselves specifically and link our revolution to the economic struggle of our people and address those specific issues then we're never really going to have control of what happens. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#93. If you don't have self-respect, if you don't have dignity, if you don't have some true knowledge of self and who you are, and where you're coming from, then you're absolutely lost. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#94. I won't trade humanity for patriotism. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#95. Traditionally people are on the side of the government all the time. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#96. I try to take people at face value and then beyond, taking them out of face value and out of the category of being Black, Latino, Asian, White, Jewish, Muslim or Christian or Atheist, none of that matters to me. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#97. The 'king of hip hop' is always the poster child for capitalism, no matter who it is. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#98. The business of beauty isn't a natural model;
It's built to be the opposite of the cultures we topple.
These magazines got you caught in a hustle,
Cause when you starve yourself, your body doesn't burn fat, it burns muscles. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#99. I love the place that I live, but I hate the people in charge. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#100. Tell 'em the truth and they call you a traitor,
Talk to 'em honestly and they call you a hater. - Author: Immortal Technique
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