Jamaican political leader, who was a staunch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, founder the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL), founder of the Black Star Line, which promoted the return of the African diaspora to their ancestral lands.

PHILOSOPHY & OPINIONS

“There is nothing in the world common to man, that man cannot do.”

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FEAR

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 is a state of nervousness fit for children and not men. When man fears a creature

like himself he offends God, in whose image and likeness he is created. Man being created equal fears not man but God. To fear is to lose control of ones nerves, ones will to flutter, like a dying fowl, losing consciousness, yet, alive.

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AMBITION

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 is the desire to go forward and improve ones condition. It is a burning flame that lights up the life of the individual and makes him see himself in another state. To be ambitious is to be great in mind and soul. To want that which is worthwhile and strive for it. To go on without looking back, reaching to that which gives satisfaction. To be humanly ambitious is to take in the world which is the province of man; to be divinely ambitious is to offend God by rivaling him in His infinite Majesty.

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ADMIRATION

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is a form of appreciation that is sometimes mistaken for something else. There may be something about you that suggests good fellowship when kept at a distance, but in closer contact would not be tolerated, otherwise it would be love.

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RELIGION

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is ones opinion and belief in some ethical truth. To be a Christian is to havethe religion of Christ, and so to be a believer of Mohammed is to be a Mohammedan butthere are so many religions that every man seems to be a religion unto himself. No twopersons think alike, even if they outwardly profess the same faith, so we have as manyreligions in Christianity as we have believers.

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