Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Lorraine Hansberry
(1930-1965) born on
May 19
US playwright. "Her "Raisin in the Sun," 1959 was the first play by a black woman produced on Broadway."

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F
"There is always something left to love. And if you haven't learned that, you ain't learned nothing."

R
Seems like God don't see fit to give the black man nothing but dreams -- but He did give us children to make them dreams seem worthwhile.
A
"The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely."
N
"[T]here is only one large circle that we march in, around and around, each of us with our own little picture -- in front of us -- our own little mirage that we think is the future."
K
A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men -- and people in general.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""A Raisin in the Sun," 1959."
R: ""A Raisin in the Sun," 1959."
A: ""To Be Young, Gifted and Black," 1969."
N: "Beneatha to Asagai in "A Raisin in the Sun," 1959"
K: "In "21st Century Dictionary of Quotations," by Princeton Language Institute , 1993."


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