Blue eyes say, Love me or I die; black eyes say, Love me or I kill thee.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
I don't stand for the black man's side, I don' t stand for the white man's side.
I stand for God's side.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
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Coffee should be black as Hell, strong as death, and sweet as love.
I was wearing black clothes almost from the beginning.
I feel comfortable in black. I felt like black looked good onstage, that it was attractive, so I started wearing it all the time.
Black-and-white always looks modern, whatever that word means.
I wear black because I'm comfortable in it.
But then in the summertime when it's hot I'm comfortable in light blue.
Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans.
I realize that I'm black, but I like to be viewed as a person, and this is everybody's wish.
Me only have one ambition, y'know. I only have one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind live together - black, white, Chinese, everyone - that's all.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books.
White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
Art is accusation, expression, passion.
Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper.
I wasn't always black... There was this freckle, and it got bigger and bigger.
Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms. I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word.
Lawyers and painters can soon change white to black.
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
Why don't they make the whole plane out of that black box stuff.
Relations between black and white would be greatly improved if we were more accepting of our fears and our feelings and more vocal about it.
Since I was 16, I've felt a black cloud hangs over me.
Since then, I have taken pills for depression.
White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so: life's business being just the terrible choice.
Black as the devil, Hot as hell,Pure as an angel, Sweet as love.
Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen.
The ones who win get inside their player and motivate.
Of my two handicaps, being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black.
And so this is Xmas for black and for white, for yellow and red, let's stop all the fight.
Out of the huts of history's shame I rise Up from a past that's rooted in pain I rise I'm a black ocean, leaping and wide, Welling and swelling I bear in the tide. Leaving behind nights of terror and fear I rise Into a daybreak that's wondrously clear I rise Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise I rise I rise.
The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.
Life isn't black and white. It's a million gray areas, don't you find?
When I sing, I don't want them to see that my face is black.
I don't want them to see that my face is white. I want them to see my soul. And that is colorless.
I'm a sucker for good black skirts and pretty little shirts and kooky tops.
I have to admit that shopping satisfies my craving for immediate gratification.
A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
That old black magic has me in its spell, That old black magic that you weave so well; Icy fingers up and down my spine, The same old witchcraft when your eyes meet mine.
I think the rich are too rich and the poor are too poor.
I don't think the black people are going to rise at all; I think most of them are going to die.
Black frost. The ground is hard, the air tastes bitter. Your stars cluster in evil signs.
What I'm fighting for now in my work.
.. for an expression relevant to all manner of blacks, poems I could take into a tavern, into the street, into the halls of a housing project.
When you're a little kid, you don't see color, and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind. It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap.
Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything.
Let guilty men remember, their black deedsDo lean on crutches made of slender reeds.
The future is... black.
God is a philosophical black hole – the point where reason breaks down.
In writing biography, fact and fiction shouldn't be mixed.
And if they are, the fictional points should be printed in red ink, the facts printed in black ink.
I'm comfortable being old... being black... being Jewish.
Time; that black and narrow isthmus between two eternities.
The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God.
Racial discrimination, South Africa's economic power, its oppression and exploitation of all the black peoples, are part and parcel of the same thing.
I thought our community should have a deep dialogue to make black America better. I believe if we make black America better, we make all of America better.
The tea baggers. The one thing they hate is when you call them racist. The other thing they hate is black people. But they won't say it.
Black people can be the most conservative, the most discriminating.
Especially among ourselves. It wasn't white people who said all black men have to wear baggy jeans.
I was a very poor young black boy in New Orleans, just a face without a name, swimming in a sea of poverty trying to survive.
All my friends were in the park smoking weed and getting pregnant.
I didn't want to be the young black girl having a baby, a baby's father, being on welfare. That wasn't going to be my story.
The fact that we elected Obama was a sign that the black struggle inherent in the blues and so much of the music I have loved can triumph.