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Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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And as he spoke of understanding,
I looked up and saw the rainbow leap
with flames of many colors over me.
- Black Elk

I wasn't always black...
there was this freckle, and it got bigger and bigger.
- Bill Cosby

Hockey is a sport for white men.
Basketball is a sport for black men.
Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.
- Tiger Woods

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I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice.
Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts,
but I never noticed.
- B. B. King

It was a black and white only computer at the time,
but it kept me fascinated.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out
there is white and the best golfer is black.
- Charles Barkley


 

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.
- Robert A. Heinlein

It isn't a matter of black is beautiful as much as
it is white is not all that's beautiful.
- Bill Cosby

We are all one whether we dine on corned beef in New York City,
black-eyed peas and cornbread in rural Louisiana,
or roast guinea pig in Peru.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
- Harrison Ford

Do not call for black power or green power.
Call for brain power.
- Barbara Jordan

If you want to make beautiful music,
you must play the black and the white notes together.
- Richard M. Nixon

When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his
40s shouldn't play tennis.
I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait
until I reached 50 to start again.
- Hugo Black

I mean, I'm pretty good in real life,
but sometimes people seem surprised that I'm like a
normal teenager and wear black nail polish and I'm
just a little bit more edgy than the person I play on television.
- Brittany Snow

I cured with the power that came through me.
- Black Elk

We have been travelling through a cloud.
The sky has been dark ever since the war began.
- Black Kettle

Trust in yourself.
Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
- Claudia Black

Republicans have nothing but bad ideas and Democrats have no ideas.
- Lewis Black

We want to take good tidings home to our people,
that they may sleep in peace.
- Black Kettle

Still falls the rain - dark as the world of man,
black as our loss - blind as the nineteen hundred and
forty nails upon the Cross.
- Edith Sitwell

Blacks have traditionally had to operate in a situation
where whites have set themselves up as the custodians of the black experience.
- August Wilson

A group of white South Africans recently killed a black
lawyer because he was black.
That was wrong.
They should have killed him because he was a lawyer.
- A. Whitney Brown

It was 100 percent music.
There was no ego involved, no attitudes,
no black and white, it was pure music.
- Lee Konitz

This nation is being divided into black and white,
and the present system encourages this.
- Pauline Hanson

The way I was brought up by my parents and guided through
my football life by the influences of various managers
means that in some ways I am black and white.
- Stuart Pearce

You would never expect a black woman to be the hero.
- Sanaa Lathan

I love...
anything in black and white.
Just put it on the TV, I'll watch.
- Anna Chlumsky

From the beginning, it has been a no-no for a black
man to touch a white woman.
- Nina Simone

Speaking as a black person, welfare is the worst thing
that's ever happened to us.
- Charles Evers

I wouldn't have thought that a wrong theory should
lead us to understand better the ordinary quantum field
theories or to have new insights about the quantum states of black holes.
- Edward Witten

I maintain that every civil rights bill in this country
was passed for white people,
not for black people.
- Stokely Carmichael

Sometimes I'll hear a phrase or a word and write it
down in my little black notebook (a writer's best mate),
then come back to it and work a plot around it.
- Paul Kane

When and under what conditions is the black man to
have a free ballot? When is he in fact to have those
full civil rights which have so long been his in law?
- Benjamin Harrison

The Geezer album, Black Science, had a lot of keyboards and it did not work.
- Geezer Butler

Naturally we need black men to give this movie serious credibility.
- Walter Hill

Black man, you are on your own.
- Steven Biko

Look into any man's heart you please,
and you will always find, in every one,
at least one black spot which he has to keep concealed.
- Henrik Ibsen

That's why for Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society the
colors are black and white.
There are no gray issues.
Life is black and it's white.
There's no in-between.
- Zakk Wylde

Black or white good parts are hard to come by.
A good actor with a good opportunity has a shot;
without the opportunity it doesn't matter how good you are.
- Denzel Washington

The people who couldn't get out of New Orleans to escape
the storm were predominantly Black.
- Charles Rangel

I'm not just gonna go after the black Jesse Jackson
they all want to make fun of,
but I know the wrong people are gonna laugh at that.
I don't want to play to that crowd.
I don't.
- Chris Matthews

My most recent purchase was a black lace corset.
- Lexa Doig

When you were growing up in the 30s,
20s,
of course the 40s, all black people at least in the Washington,
D.C., area were required to live among themselves.
- Ed Smith

It will take very sophisticated marketing to achieve
our aim of bringing more black people into the theater.
- Alvin Ailey

I know I got it made while the masses of black people are catchin' hell,
but as long as they ain't free, I ain't free.
- Muhammad Ali

Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white.
- William Blake

Sometimes I worked with just a background of a rock
or a tree or black velvet,
and just had to imagine the whole thing.
- Fay Wray

I know the difference between black magic and white magic.
- Tina Turner

But, I understand that Black Comb and Whistler are
supposed to be great for snowboarding.
So I am looking forward to going there someday soon.
- Bridget Hall

The process of delving into the black abyss is to me
the keenest form of fascination.
- H. P. Lovecraft

We have a vision of South Africa in which black and
white shall live and work together as equals in conditions of peace and prosperity.
- Oliver Tambo

Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel,
sweet as love.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Life isn't black and white.
It's a million gray areas, don't you find?
- Ridley Scott

Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans.
- Bob Geldof

As a lifelong Oregonian, I prefer our forests green,
not black.
- Greg Walden

It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white,
so long as it catches mice.
- Deng Xiaoping

If they were starting their careers today,
Rockwell and Picasso would probably both be painting on black velvet.
- Brad Holland

Black people have always been used as a buffer in this
country between powers to prevent class war.
- Toni Morrison

Could it be that my circle is largely black and that
it is why I am influential in black circles but not in white circles?
- Louis Farrakhan

You know, I'm the 1st black solo MC from Detroit.
I didn't do the 50 Cent sales but hey...
I got a long career, I'm still young and I'm trying
to bring really good music.
- Obie Trice

It is hard for a black man to just be himself.
We spend so much time in defense of something that
is indefensible because there is nothing to defend.
- Kevin Eubanks

My father is black and my mother is white.
Therefore, I could answer to either,
which kind of makes me a racial Lone Ranger,
caught between two communities.
- Wentworth Miller

Black and white are the colors of photography.
To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair
to which mankind is forever subjected.
- Robert Frank

Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero.
He is an American hero.
- Morgan Freeman

There are ogres and black beasts out there;
you have to be constantly on guard.
- Ted Knight

In black Africa, one does not strike,
one does not express, one walks right.
- Yannick Noah

If you see a black family, it's looting,
but if it's a white family they are looking for food.
- Kanye West

One of my favorite stories was Black Orchid,
because it was so different from all the others.
I especially enjoyed dancing the Charleston.
I have always been keen on dancing.
- Sarah Sutton

Violence is black children going to school for 12 years
and receiving 6 years' worth of education.
- Julian Bond


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