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Quotes About Black

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Bob Marley
“I don't stand for black man's side, I don't stand for white man's side, I stand for God's side.”
Bob Marley

Johnny Cash
“I wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to me. It's still my symbol of rebellion -- against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others' ideas.”
Johnny Cash

Coco Chanel
“Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.”
Coco Chanel, Chanel

J.R. Ward
“Vengeance was one hell of a roommate.”
J.R. Ward, Dark Lover

J.K. Rowling
“We've all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Martin Luther King Jr.
“I agree with Dante, that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in a period of moral crisis, maintain their neutrality”
Martin Luther King Jr.

Henry Ford
“Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black.”
Henry Ford

Chris Rock
“Yeah, I love being famous. It's almost like being white, y'know?”
Chris Rock

J.R. Ward
“Sometimes in life, from out of a myriad of prosaic decisions like what to eat and where to sleep and how to dress, a true crossroads is revealed. In these moments, when the fog of relative irrelevancy lifts and fate rolls out a demand for free will, there is only left or right – no option of four-by-fouring into the underbrush between two paths, no negotiating with the choice that has been presented. You must answer the call and pick your way. And there is no reverse. ”
J.R. Ward, Lover Avenged

Holly Black
“I would remain nearer you for what time there is."

"Gone in one faerie sigh," she quoted.

Leather-clad fingers brushed over her short hair, rested on her cheek. "I can hold my breath.”
Holly Black, Valiant

Stephen King
“the man in black travels with your soul in his pocket.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

“Black is not sad. Bright colors are what depresses me. They’re so… empty. Black is poetic. How do you imagine a poet? In a bright yellow jacket? Probably not.”
Ann Demeulemeester

Holly Black
“We got it." Val grinned and lifted her fist. "Wonder twin powers activate!"
Ruth grinned back, knocking her fist into Val's. "Shape of two fucking lunatics.”
Holly Black, Valiant

Alice Sebold
“The stains could be seen only in the sunlight, so Ruth was never really aware of them until later, when she would stop at an outdoor cafe for a cup of coffee, and look down at her skirt and see the dark traces of spilled vodka or whiskey. The alcohol had the effect of making the black cloth blacker. This amused her; she had noted in her journal: 'booze affects material as it does people'.”
Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones

Yana Toboso
“And that is why I hate dogs."
" . . . woof."
--Sebastian and Ceiel”
Yana Toboso

P.C. Cast
“Then your heart is a black, shriveled thing, because you absolutely betray me.”
P.C. Cast, Untamed

Jon Stewart
“We've come from the same history - 2000 years of persecution - we've just expressed our sufferings differently. Blacks developed the blues. Jews complained, we just never thought of putting it to music.”
Jon Stewart

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
“Relaxing your hair is like being in prison. You're caged in. Your hair rules you. You didn't go running with Curt today because you don't want to sweat out this straightness. You're always battling to make your hair do what it wasn't meant to do.”
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah

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

“Think of what starlight
And lamplight would lack
Diamonds and fireflies
If they couldn’t lean against Black. . . .”
Mary O'Neill, Hailstones and Halibut Bones

Toni Morrison
“Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form.”
Toni Morrison

Stephen King
“They were close to the end of the beginning . . .”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“They had discovered one could grow as hungry for light as for food.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Karen Marie Moning
“I would wear pink because I knew my future was anything but rosy. I would accessorize myself to the hilt, and I would wear flirty shoes because my world needed more beauty to counter all the ugliness in it. I would wear pink because I hated gray, I didn’t deserve white, and I was sick of black.”
Karen Marie Moning, Bloodfever

Carter G. Woodson
“At this moment, then, the Negroes must begin to do the very thing which they have been taught that they cannot do.”
Carter G. Woodson

Lewis Black
“I don't know if you've noticed, but our two-party system is a bowl of shit looking at itself in the mirror.”
Lewis Black

Victor Hugo
“I see black light (his last words)”
Victor Hugo

Stephen King
“Once again there was the desert, and that only.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“There was murder, there was rape, there were unspeakable practices, and all of them were for the good, the bloody good, the bloody myth, for the grail, for the Tower.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Aaron McGruder
“I think you should know that real-life white people are not all as funny as the ones on 'Seinfeld'.”
Aaron McGruder

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