W. E. B. Du Bois Quotes
The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line.
W. E. B. Du Bois
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I endeavor to make the most of everything.
We always regret that we did not ask our parents more, really get to know them while they were alive.
So, you know, parenting is a very intimate and amazing experience and one of the best experiences of my life.
The kindest word to describe my performance in school was Sloth.
I read somewhere that abs are made in the kitchen, and I'd like to agree. I like to think that I try to eat pretty clean, pretty good food.
Over the years, humans have managed to incorporate nearly every element, light and weighty, common and obscure, into our daily lives. And given how small atoms are and how many of them there are all around us, it's almost certain that your body has at least brushed against an atom of every single natural element on the periodic table.
Most of the most important experiences that truly educate cannot be arranged ahead of time with any precision.
If our freedom is taken, the American dream will wither and die.
I was a journalist. I was a drummer. I was everything. I didn't know what the heck I was. But with Jack Paar, the job was very specific - no confusion. You came in each day. You wrote five pages of jokes. You handed the pages in... The pressure was to write five pages of jokes every day. I did it, and I thought, 'This is what I like to do.'
My agent called me up and said, 'There is a tremendous female lead in the new 'Star Wars' film, and I think you're really going to like it.' The opportunity to play someone determined, who's trying to find her skills as a leader; to be in a fantasy movie; to be able to do a leading female role in a film of that scale - that's very, very rare.
Cotton Mather's publications in his own lifetime amounted to more than 400 titles, and his magnum opus, on which he labored most of his life, remains unpublished: a commentary on every verse of every book of the Bible. Anyone who leaves that kind of record behind issues an irresistible invitation to historians.
To make an album like 'Love Letter,' everything's got to be about love. Everything has to have a great feeling when you listen to it.