Lena Horne Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches



Lena Horne Quotes and Sayings

Lena Horne Quotes, Quotations, Sayings, Remarks and Thoughts
Name:
Lena Horne (random)
Books & Videos:
Lena Horne Books & Videos
Type:
Actress
Nationality:
American
Birth Date / Year:
June 30, 1917
Death Date / Year:
May 9, 2010
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    After I got over the terrible pain of having something of mine taken from me, I began to think how bad everybody else must be feeling. It wasn't a nice time. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 2
    Always be smarter than the people who hire you. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 3
    As much as I try, when I open my mouth, Lena comes out, And I get so mad. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 4
    Don't be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it's just death. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 5
    Every color I can think of and nationality, we were all touched by Dr. King because he made us like each other and respect each other. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 6
    I don't have to be an imitation of a white woman that Hollywood sort of hoped I'd become. I'm me, and I'm like nobody else. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 7
    I made a promise to myself to be kinder to other people. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 8
    I really do hate to sing. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 9
    I remember the day tDr. King died. I wasn't angry at the beginning. It was like something very personal in my life had been touched and finished. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 10
    I told them I belong to the same organizations and clubs Mrs. Roosevelt belongs to, but with a few brave exceptions, I was still unable to do films or television for the next seven years. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 11
    I want to sing like Aretha Franklin. Before her I wanted the technical ability of Ella Fitzgerald. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
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    I was lucky, as many of my generation was, in having a man like Dr. King in our lives. He came at a time that we needed to take a long look at each other and see how similar we were. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 13
    I'm not alone, I'm free. I no longer have to be a credit, I don't have to be a symbol to anybody; I don't have to be a first to anybody. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 14
    I'm still learning, you know. At 80, I feel there is a lot I don't know. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 15
    It's so nice to get flowers while you can still smell the fragrance. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 16
    Malcolm X made me very strong at a time I needed to understand what I was angry about. He had peace in his heart. He exerted a big influence on me. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 17
    Malcolm X raised my consciousness about myself and my people and other people more than any person I know. I knew him before he became Malcolm X. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
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    My identity is very clear to me now, I am a black woman. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF
  • 19
    You have to be taught to be second class; you're not born that way. Lena Horne | Refcard PDF

 

  

  

 

  

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