Best Quotes by Katherine Dunham (Top 6)

  1. A creative person has to create. It doesn't really matter what you create. If such a dancer wanted to go out and build the cactus gardens where he could, in Mexico, let him do that, but something that is creative has to go on.
  2. I used to want the words 'She tried' on my tombstone. Now I want 'She did it.'
  3. Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out
  4. I wasn't concerned about the hardships because I always felt I was doing what I had to do, what I wanted to do and what I was destined to do.
  5. Black people should have recognition for themselves and their backgrounds and their relationships with other people in the world and thus lose some of their alienation. This museum has certainly stood for that in this town.
  6. If you dance, you dance because you have to. Every dancer hurts, you know.