“Posse” quotes

Movie Posse
Title Posse
Year 1993
Director Mario Van Peebles
Genre Western
Interpreted by
All actors – Mario Van Peebles, Stephen Baldwin, Charles Lane, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, Big Daddy Kane, Billy Zane, Blair Underwood, Melvin Van Peebles, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Tone Loc, Pam Grier, Vesta Williams
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  • “Education leads to freedom. Education is freedom. Education will teach you how to do it yourself as opposed to asking someone else to do it for you. And around it our own town... Freemanville!”
    Robert Hooks - King David
  • “It's easier to shoot a gun than it is to read a book. It's easier to take a man's life than it is to educate him and teach him about life. It's easier to hate than it is to love. The revolution I'm talking about is a revolution of the mind and the spirit. And education, that's the key.”
    Robert Hooks - King David
  • “You can tell a lot about a man by his profile. A certain strength of character, or lack thereof.”

    Billy Zane - Colonel Graham
  • “The Red Man ain't got no problem with the Black Man. As for you, White Boy, that's a whole different story. I mean, first you enslave the Black Man, exploit the Yellow Man, and then you kill off the Red Man so you can snatch up his land for railroads.”

    Big Daddy Kane - Father Time
  • “You know how to cheat Mr. Death? By making love. 'Cause every time you make love, you can make another life. And that makes Mr. Death mad as hell.”
    Salli Richardson-Whitfield - Lana
  • “I'm talking about revolution without bullets. Revolution without violence or bloodshed.”
    Robert Hooks - King David
  • “One thing about time. No matter how much or how little passes, it changes things. People forget their past. They forget the truth. But pictures don't lie.”
    Woody Strode - Storyteller
  • “When you start killing for a dream, you usually end up killing the dream too. That's what hell is, watching your dreams die. Your education will set you free.”
    Robert Hooks - King David
  • “- Mayor Bigwood: You boys will get a fair trial as God is my witness.
    - Papa Joe: Is that the same God that witnessed you putting black folks into slavery and stealing Indians' land?
    - Mayor Bigwood: You ought to be working on saving your black soul.
    - Papa Joe: Shit. I'm working on saving my black ass.”

    Paul Bartel - Mayor Bigwood
    Melvin Van Peebles - Papa Joe
    [Tag:god, slavery, survival]