"When Elijah was born, we wanted a name for him that would last. His mother’s father name was Elijah. Our Leader, Teacher and Guide name is Elijah (Messenger of Allah). The Hon. Elijah Muhammad said that whatever a father longs for will come through his children I am blessed to see some of my hopes through Elijah. There are millions of ways why I know that Allah is God and I can defend everyone. We forever thank Allah who came in the Person of Master Fard Muhammad –To Whom All Praises Are Due Forever."
"I just returned from the Sudan recently. Before I start in the Sudan I think I would be remiss in my duty if I did not thank Elijah Muhammad and thank his father. His father had the courage to give him that name. He represents to me a free black man, free in his thinking. I want to thank him very much for creating this kind of platform, to have a show of this magnitude.”
“The Honorable Elijah Muhammad said that 'whenever you want to do good in this old evil world you are always tried to see if you really want to do it.' "
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