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" It's getting increasingly difficult to be a dreamer under any circumstances. "
" You can't be all you are meant to be if you think you are better than others, and you can't be all you are meant to be if you think you are less than others, either. "
Meant To Be
" I think all human beings have a godlike, divine power, only most of us don't tap into it. "
" There is a place for people 65 and older that no other age group can fit. We have nothing to lose. Some of us have a couple pennies. We can go out now and really be revolutionaries. "
" I respect the fact that a director has studied the text and the road map of work before us, the subtleties, interconnections, underpinnings... His job is to paint the entire picture and knows all the colors that have to be in it. "
" My constant battle is putting aside time wasters, and I have to watch out for procrastination. Staying on the path of something you're trying to create has much to do with having confidence in yourself and in your capacity to realize the things you want out of life. "
" An Oscar nomination? That would be a very satisfying thing, I'm sure. I would appreciate the thought. It would be like taking your hat off as an actor to all the people who walk through you. "
" I have this deep love for authors. I think that we don't do enough to encourage love of words and love of books. "
" I didn't realize it until I was grown how necessary it is for good people to be tough. "
" Black History Month is fine, but we need more months of the year to celebrate all the people on this earth. After all, we're all creatures of the same God. "
" I don't remember, as a child, feeling a lack of anything. "
" I don't think the arts would have been as meaningful to me if I hadn't grown up in Harlem. "
" I pray with my whole soul that the divide-and-conquerers among us will not triumph over us. We need each other in this world so desperately. "
" A nation's youths shouldn't be sent off to die. "
" We women have a great function to perform. The world needs us. "
" I'd come from a background in New York of picketing and protesting. "
" Well, I didn't grow up with that word 'retirement' as part of my consciousness. I didn't grow up with professionals that retired. I thought retiring was when you are tired and go to bed. "
" I'm very much interested in getting prisons off the stock market. I'm very much interested in upgrading the public school system... and taking a second look at capital punishment. "
" I didn't have the kind of talent or personality that kept me dreaming about Hollywood. They don't hire little colored girls to do this or that. After I got that in my head, I took another direction. "
" The Divine Impulse - it's always safe to follow it. We've got to trust it and go wherever it takes us. Especially women. "
" We are all a tiger with feelings. An elephant who never forgets. We are tiger, panther, monkey - we are all of these things, all of the life rhythms. "
" Marriage is more complex than we think. "
" I do remember the numbers runners, I do remember the poverty and bread lines. Harlem stays with you forever. "
" You can only appreciate freedom when you find yourself in a position to fight for someone else's freedom and not worry about your own. "
" I have always been against the gangster as hero. "
" I think the poets and musicians, they belong to everybody. "
" I remember street corners and pickets and parades. That's what I got teethed on. "
" I shined shoes; I did windows. "
" You have to learn how to be married. You have to learn to love somebody. "
" I'm an actor who appreciates direction. "
" Marriage is really an exciting adventure. "