In every race, in every nation, and in every clime in every period of history there is always an eager-eyed group of youthful patriots who seriously set themselves to right the wrongs done to their race or nation or . . . art or self-expression.

— Alice Dunbar Nelson

The most unpopular Alice Dunbar Nelson quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you

I am profoundly in the D's - discouraged, depressed, disheartened, disgusted.

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The rainbow is elusive, and its colors but the illumination of tears.

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I had not thought of violets of late, The wild, shy kind that springs beneath you feet In wistful April days.

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Every new fad or fashion at once has its denouncers from the pulpit, platform, professor's chair.

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Picturesqueness is a lost art. We may expect at anytime to hear that a collar ad is blazing its electric lights atop of the largest pyramid.

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Willow trees are kind, Dear God. They will not bear a body on their limbs.

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Didacticism is the death of art.

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It's punishment to be compelled to do what one doesn't wish.

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Nothing will do me any good unless I learn to control this body of mine.

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Blue. My God! I'm so blue that if I were a dog, I'd sit on my haunches and howl and howl and howl...

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