Best Quotes by Marian Anderson (Top 10)

  1. Every one has a gift for something, even if it is the gift of being a good friend.
  2. You lose a lot of time, hating people.
  3. As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might.
  4. 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.
  5. Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.
  6. There are many persons ready to do what is right because in their hearts they know it is right. But they hesitate, waiting for the other fellow to make the make the first move - and he, in turn, waits for you.
  7. When you stop having dreams and ideals - well, you might as well stop altogether.
  8. None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath.
  9. Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.
  10. Prayer begins where human capacity ends.

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