Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Whoopi Goldberg
(1949-____) born on
Nov 13
US "actress, comedienne". "Her films include "Color Purple," 1985; "Jumpin' Jack Flash," 1986; "Sister Act I and II;" and "Ghost," for which she won an Oscar, 1991."

"I don't like driving very much. That makes me very unhappy, because I scream a lot in the car, but other than that, life is actually pretty good."

"I believe that parts of people like John Garfield and Moms Mabley, the parts of them that I needed to be able to do what I'm doing, came into me. There's a very nice feeling that there are many, many spirits inside of me looking after me . . ."
I fear waking up one morning and finding out it was all for nothing. We're here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark.
"I told her I would play a Venetian blind, dirt on the floor, anything."
". . . what I am is a humanist before anything -- before I'm a Jew, before I'm black, before I'm a woman. And my beliefs are for the human race -- they don't exclude anyone."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997."
R: "In "The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya," by Terri L. Jewell, 1993."
A: "In "Parade.""
N: "Letter to Alice Walker, author of "The Color Purple,," in which Goldberg eventually played a leading role, "Today," NBC TV 13 Jan 86"
K: "In "The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya," by Terri L. Jewell, 1993."

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