The very first time I was on a car in Atlanta, I saw the conductor - all conductors are white - ask a Negro woman to get up and take a seat farther back in order to make a place for a white man. I have also seen white men requested to leave the Negro section of the car.

By : Ray Stannard Baker 0 Likes          


And then before going back for my sophomore year, I decided to change my major to arts and sciences, and my dad cut a deal with me: He said if I'd quit school he'd pay my rent for the next three years, as if I were in school.

By : Sarah Silverman

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Always be smarter than the people who hire you.

By : Lena Horne

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Never again! I can see no reason for marriage - ever at all. I've had it. Three times is enough.

By : Ingrid Bergman

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All good criticism should be judged the way art is. You shouldn't read it the way you read history or science.

By : Leslie Fiedler

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The first question at that time in poetry was simply the question of honesty, of sincerity.

By : George Oppen

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My principal job is to make interesting and entertaining films, and I'm not proud of which format or which particular technique I use. I just wanted the film to look good.

By : Guy Ritchie

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Thought is more important than art. To revere art and have no understanding of the process that forces it into existence, is finally not even to understand what art is.

By : Amiri Baraka

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Sometimes the laughter in mothering is the recognition of the ironies and absurdities. Sometimes, though, it's just pure, unthinking delight.

By : Barbara Schapiro

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I'm the one by the backdoor - I am not the one in the middle of the party.

By : Stephanie Beacham

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You're going to be entertained. But when you finish hearing me singing, you're going to want to keep going, and you're going to keep believing and that's the kind of artist I am.

By : Jacob Lusk

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But Buddy was an upper. He was happy. He loved music, and he was really happy. I don't know... I don't believe in reincarnation at all, but if all that stuff is true, then he might have been on his last time around.

By : Waylon Jennings

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Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.

By : A. Bartlett Giamatti

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