Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Quotes (1 quote)
Baccalaureate address at Howard University, Washington, D.C., 29 May 1966
“Life is one big road with lots of signs.
So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind.
Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy.
Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality.
Wake Up and Live!”
Wake Up and Live! on Survival (1979) - Song Lyrics
Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman (1927)
“A finite interval of time generally contains an innumerable series of feelings; and when these become welded together in association the result is a general idea.”
―Charles Sanders Peirce
The Law of Mind (1892)
“On a planet that increasingly resembles one huge Maximum Security prison, the only intelligent choice is to plan a jail break.”
―Robert Anton Wilson
Cosmic trigger: Down to earth (1991), p. 95 - ISBN: 9781561840113
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAdam Clayton Powell, Jr.
Born: November 29, 1908
Died: April 4, 1972 (aged 63)
Bio: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was an American politician and pastor who represented Harlem, New York City, in the United States House of Representatives. He was the first person from New York of African American descent to be elected to Congress, and he became a powerful national politician.
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