50 Best American History X Quotes [RANKED]

We have compiled a list of the best American History X Quotes for you to read and enjoy. American History X sayings are about Life & Friends. Famous quotes like Life’s too short, and Hate is Baggage are very famous.

You can read all of the things American History X is known for in these quotes below:

American History X Quotes 2023

Some of the most famous quotes include

  1. “Hate is baggage. Life’s too short to be pissed off all the time. It’s just not worth it.”

  2. “One in every three black males is in some phase of the correctional system. Is that a coincidence or do these people have, you know, like a racial commitment to crime?”

  3. “I think the street would kill you. Your rhetoric and your propaganda aren’t gonna save you out there.”

American History X Story

Derek Vinyard (Edward Norton) is a neo-Nazi leader and leader of a white supremacist gang in the past. His anger and prejudice lead him to commit a brutal hate crime in which he kills two black men who tried to break into his vehicle. This crime lands him in prison for three years, where he reflects on his actions and how they reflect on his beliefs.

In the present, his younger brother, Danny (Edward Furlong), has been assigned a school project about Derek’s past that focuses on the history of racism and how it has affected their community. As the story progresses, viewers will learn about the events that led up to Derek’s change of heart and how he comes to understand the devastating effects of racism.

More American History X Quotes

Our suggestions are as follows:

Ending quote

  • “This racist propaganda, this “Mein Kampf” psychobabble; he learned this nonsense, Murray, and he can unlearn it too.”

  • “That means “Not welcome”.

Friends quote

  • “All the wrong people knew who I was anyways, so I figured I’m just gonna put up a flag and hope a friend sees it.”

  • “Just remember, in here, you the nigga. Not me”

Life quotes

  • “I believe in death, destruction, chaos filth and greed.”

  • “Hate is baggage. Life’s too short to be pissed off all the time”

Netflix quotes

  • “You think you’re the only one doin’ time, Derek? You think you’re here all alone? You think I’m not in here with you”

  • “Has anything you’ve done made your life better?

Written by Zisilia Alvsa

Zisilia Alvsa has been a Professional Journalist for 10 years now. Her experience in quotation-based writing and a keen eye for good content makes her perfect for deep selection-based writing. Quotes and sayings are her cup of tea