Ruby Dee Quotes

8 Ruby Dee quotes:

"There was so much meanness in the atmosphere, ... but marvelous things pierce through the darkness of poverty and racism. You meet all kinds of people that help put life in perspective and turn the horror into some kind of lesson or avenue of awakening that lives with you all your days."
Author: Dee Quotes Category: Darkness Quotes
"[Through it all, Dee and Davis say they have discovered the secret to a successful marriage.] You have to learn how to be married, ... You have to learn to love somebody."
Author: Dee Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes
"I have to do it. I have no choice, because I've got five grandsons and one son. I wake up thinking that could happen to them."
Author: Dee Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within -- strength, courage, dignity."
Author: Dee Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"God, make me so uncomfortable that I will do the very thing I fear."
Author: Dee Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"sorrow for not understanding like I understand now the unpredictable, profound journey that marriage is."
Author: Dee Quotes Category: Journey Quotes
"Ossie was working as stage manager and he began making notes. Something about the sense of humor instilled in Eastern European Jewish culture appealed to him. The message was profound but the delivery was hilarious. Through that he saw that humor could turn racism on its ear, too."
Author: Dee Quotes Category: Humorous Quotes
"We both grew up in the atmosphere of struggle, both Ossie and me, ... I come out of Harlem and Harlem comes out of me - wailing police sirens and street parties, rumors and landlords, that cultural, spiritual scene. And Ossie came up from the South, where struggle and dying were part of everyday life. That is who we are."
Author: Dee Quotes Category: Struggle Quotes

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