Best Quotes by Josephine Baker (Top 10)

  1. Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one's soul, when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free, when understanding breeds love and brotherhood.
  2. I'm not intimidated by anyone. Everyone is made with two arms, two legs, a stomach and a head. Just think about that.
  3. The things we truly love stay with us always, locked in our hearts as long as life remains.
  4. We must change the system of education and instruction. Unfortunately, history has shown us that brotherhood must be learned, when it should be natural.
  5. A violinist had a violin, a painter his palette. All I had was myself. I was the instrument that I must care for.
  6. I wasn't really naked. I simply didn't have any clothes on.
  7. ...It looked very different from the Statue of Liberty, but what did that matter? What was the good of having the statue without the liberty, the freedom to go where one chose if one was held back by one's color? No, I preferred the Eiffel Tower, which made no promises."~ Josephine Baker, once she had seen the Eiffel Tower
  8. Each time I leaped I seemed to touch the sky and when I regained earth it seemed to be mine alone.
  9. I believe in prayer. It's the best way we have to draw strength from heaven.
  10. I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely.

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