12 Dick Gregory You Quotes

” You know why Madison Avenue advertising has never done well in Harlem? We’re the only ones who know what it means to be Brand X. “


” Just being a Negro doesn’t qualify you to understand the race situation any more than being sick makes you an expert on medicine. “


” When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It’s not enough, but it helps. “


” In America, with all of its evils and faults, you can still reach through the forest and see the sun. But we don’t know yet whether that sun is rising or setting for our country. “


” If they took all the drugs, nicotine, alcohol and caffeine off the market for six days, they’d have to bring out the tanks to control you. “


” And we love to dance, especially that new one called the Civil War Twist. The Northern part of you stands still while the Southern part tries to secede. “


” I tell people, ‘If you want to send a message to the White House, call my house.’ “


” There is a limit on how much information you can keep bottled up. “


” My mother was the sweetest lady who ever lived on this planet, but if you tried to tell her that Jesus wasn’t a Christian, she would stomp you to death. “


” It was an unwritten law that black comics were not permitted to work white nightclubs. You could sing and you could dance, but you couldn’t stand flat-footed and talk, that was a no-no. “


” You hear entertainers all the time, saying, ‘If I couldn’t get paid for this, I’d do it for free.’ When’s the last time you ever heard a business person say, ‘If I couldn’t get paid for being chairman of British Petroleum, I’d do it for free’? “


” You know, I always say white is not a colour, white is an attitude, and if you haven’t got trillions of dollars in the bank that you don’t need, you can’t be white. “



All 12 Dick Gregory Quotes about You in picture


You know why Madison Avenue advertising has never done well in Harlem? We
Just being a Negro doesn


When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It
In America, with all of its evils and faults, you can still reach through the forest and see the sun. But we don
If they took all the drugs, nicotine, alcohol and caffeine off the market for six days, they
And we love to dance, especially that new one called the Civil War Twist. The Northern part of you stands still while the Southern part tries to secede.
I tell people,
There is a limit on how much information you can keep bottled up.
My mother was the sweetest lady who ever lived on this planet, but if you tried to tell her that Jesus wasn
It was an unwritten law that black comics were not permitted to work white nightclubs. You could sing and you could dance, but you couldn
You hear entertainers all the time, saying,
You know, I always say white is not a colour, white is an attitude, and if you haven
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