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We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support. Strength needs it far more.

We need to teach the next generation of children from day one that they are responsible for their lives. Mankind's greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear.

We travel to learn; and I have never been in any country where they did not do something better than we do it, think some thoughts better than we think, catch some inspiration from heights above our own.

Whatever good I have accomplished as an actress I believe came in direct proportion to my efforts to portray black women who have made positive contributions to my heritage.

When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other. Originality is deliberate and forced, and partakes of the nature of a protest.

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.

Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own.

Without heroes, we are all plain people, and don't know how far we can go.


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