Musicians

Buddy Bolden Quotes

12 Jul , 2015  

Buddy Bolden Quotes

The 10 best Buddy Bolden Quotes :

1)”I’m going through a divorce now. This is the second one, and like baseball, I’m not gonna get three strikes. I’ve been living by myself for five years and I’m very comfortable. I can play my guitar when I want to.”

2)”I’ve had a few arguments with people, but I never carry a grudge. You know why? While you’re carrying a grudge, they’re out dancing.”

3)”As a child my family’s menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it.”

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Media Personalities

Margaret Fuller Quotes

10 Jul , 2015  

Margaret Fuller Quotes

The 10 best Margaret Fuller Quotes :

1)”If you have knowledge , let others light their candles in it. Margaret Fuller”

2)”Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”

3)”Be what you would seem to be – or, if you’d like it put more simply – A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body”

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Activists

Harriet Tubman Quotes

5 Jun , 2015  

The 10 best Harriet Tubman Quotes :

1)”Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”

2)”I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.”

3)”I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.”

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Activists

Katherine Dunham Quotes

5 Jun , 2015  

The 10 best Katherine Dunham Quotes :

1)”I had certain physical limitations that made me change the choreography for myself or made me more interested in choreography only rather than dancing. I have never been a person who wanted to just dance. I have always been interested in developing for other people.”

2)”I used to want the words “She tried” on my tombstone. Now I want “She did it.” ”

3)”If you dance, you dance because you have to. Every dancer hurts, you know.”

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Activists

Barbara Ehrenreich Quotes

4 Jun , 2015  

The 10 best Barbara Ehrenreich Quotes :

1)”The Civil Rights Movement, it wasn’t just a couple of, you know, superstars like Martin Luther King. It was thousands and thousands – millions, I should say – of people taking risks, becoming leaders in their community.”

2)”Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women’s liberation…none was more alarming than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men.”

3)”America is addicted to wars of distraction”

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Activists

Anna Hazare Quotes

4 Jun , 2015  

The 10 best Anna Hazare Quotes :

1)”Women who stay true to themselves are always more interesting and beautiful to me: women like Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe and Anna Magnani – women who have style, chic, allure and elegance. They didn’t submit to any standard of beauty – they defined it.”

2)”Real manhood is not raping or molesting the girls; real manhood is respecting the girls and giving them freedom to live the way they want.”

3)”I play a character every day of my life, and I don’t want to play a character as myself. They can judge me as an actress, not as a person. I’m not a spokeswoman for Anna.”

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