Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.
Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help.
ALEX HALEY, as quoted in Carol Vanderheyden's A Touch of Class
When you clench your fist, no one can put anything in your hand, nor can your hand pick up anything.
ALEX HALEY, as quoted in Farrell Artis' Guys, Let's Keep It Real!
If you think about it, there’s not a religious group, there’s not a nationalistic group, there’s not a tribe, there is no grouping of people to my knowledge, of any consequence, who have not, at one or another time, been the object of hatred, racism, or who has not had people against them just because they were them.
ALEX HALEY, The 700 Club, 1992
History is written by the winners.
ALEX HALEY, as quoted in And I Quote