Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Marian Anderson
(1897-1993) born on
Feb 27
US singer. She transcended racial and cultural barriers with quiet dignity; her rich contralto voice brilliantly interpreted the works of Schubert and Brahms.

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F
"I had gone to Europe . . . to reach for a place as a serious artist, but I never doubted that I must return. I was -- and am -- an American."

R
Prayer begins where human capacity ends.
A
"Every one has a gift for something, even if it is the gift of being a good friend."
N
"Prejudice is like a hair across your cheek. You can't see it, you can't find it with your fingers, but you keep brushing at it because the feel of it is irritating."
K
You lose a lot of time hating people.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "Famous American Women," by Stoddard, 1970."
R: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
A: ""A Protrait," 1970."
N: c. 1966.
K: "In "The New York Times," 18 Apr 1965."


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