Last time I was down South I walked into this restaurant, and this white waitress came up to me and said: 'We don't serve colored people here.' "I said: 'that's all right, I don't eat colored people. Bring me a whole fried chicken.— Dick Gregory
Simplistic Colorful quotations
To teach is to color a life forever.
Baby you're a firework, come on, let your colors burst!!
You go to new places and it opens your eyes to different things you haven't seen before. Everything from colors, to silhouettes, to patterns - it just comes from everywhere.
I found that I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - thing I had no words for.
I'll tell you what's at the bottom of it.
If you can convince the lowest white man he's better than the best colored man, he won't notice you're picking his pocket. Hell, give him somebody to look down on, and he'll empty his pockets for you.
I admit it: I am louder than the average human being and have no fear of speaking my mind. These traits don't come from the color of my skin but from an unwavering belief in my own intelligence.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
If someone shows you their true colors, don't try to repaint them
Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.
Lawlessness is lawlessness. Anarchy is anarchy is anarchy. Neither race nor color nor frustration is an excuse for either lawlessness or anarchy.
I see a time of Seven Generations when all the colors of mankind will gather under the Sacred Tree of Life and the whole earth will become One Circle again.
You see a person's true colors when you are no longer beneficial to their life.
In Tanganyika we believe that only evil, Godless men would make the color of a mans skin the criteria for granting him civil rights.
The things you think about determine the quality of your mind. Your soul takes on the color of your thoughts.
In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light.
I often think that the night is more alive and richly colored than the day.
To my young friends out there: Life can be great, but not when you can't see it.
So, open your eyes to life: to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count. Say yes to your life.
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Good memories are like charms...Each is special. You collect them, one by one, until one day you look back and discover they make a long, colorful bracelet.
Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.
I love to be clean. I wear the same things, all of my clothes pretty much look the same. I'm a plain and simple type of guy. I don't really do a lotta busy colors and things of that nature. I feel like less is more.
What are friends ? Friends are people that you think are your friends But they really your enemies, with secret indentities And disguises, to hide they true colors So just when you think you close enough to be brothers They wanna come back and cut your throat when you ain't lookin'.
The United States has been called the melting pot of the world.
But it seems to me that the colored man either missed getting into the pot or he got melted down.
If i don't have red, I use blue.
I do not believe in mixing of the races.
You can quote me. I don't believe in it, and I never have. I've never changed. I've never changed my hair. I've never changed my color, I have always been proud of myself, and my fans are proud of me for remaining the way I've always been. I married a white man one time, but he was a creep
Today I see more clearly than yesterday that the back of the problem of race and color lies a greater problem which both obscures and implements it: and that is the fact that so many civilized persons are willing to live in comfort even if the price of this is poverty, ignorance, and disease of the majority of their fellow men.
Live life to the fullest. You have to color outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece. Laugh some every day. Keep growing, keep dreaming, keep following your heart. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love. For love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
Maybe we'll stop training our kids to stop looking at someone and automatically seeing them as Black or White or of this religion or that one etc, and instead, as a human being. Maybe we can stop forcing our ideas like, "I don't want them to marry this person because they are of this religion or this color" on them.
I consider myself a crayon... I may not be your favorite color but one day you'll need me to complete your picture.
You create your own decoration. You choose your color, you choose your mood. ... If you are depressed, you put some bright yellow and suddenly you are happy.
We're just trying to find some color in this black and white world
If wrestling can be considered an art form, then [Ric Flair] is using oils, and the many others merely water colors.
When you teach a man to hate and fear his brother, when you teach that he is a lesser man because of his color or his beliefs or the policies he pursues, when you teach that those who differ from you threaten your freedom or your job or your family, then you also learn to confront others not as fellow citizens but as enemies...
The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset.
All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites.
I'm not a lyric writer to make statements.
What I enjoy doing is making paintings with lyrics, creating colorful images. I think that's more what entertainment and music should be.
I want people to be overwhelmed with light and color in a way they have never experienced.
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.
Color is a power which directly influences the soul.
Life is beautiful in all it's colors, even the darker ones, they're here for a reason.
Colored students at the University of Minnesota partying with (white) female students, smoking [marijuana] and getting their sympathy with stories of racial persecution. Result: pregnancy.
Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second.
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.