Katherine Dunham

1910 -

A Quote by Katherine Dunham on words

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I used to want the words "She tried" on my tombstone. Now I want "She did it."

Katherine Dunham (1910 -)

Source: quoted in Black Pearls by Eric V. Copage (1993)

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A Quote by Katherine Dunham on concern

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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.

Katherine Dunham (1910 -)

Source: "She Danced to Teach # And They Loved It," in American Visions, Feb 1987.

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A Quote by Katherine Dunham on belief and success

I always believed that if you set out to be successful, then you already were.

Katherine Dunham (1910 -)

Source: The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya, by Terri L. Jewell, 1993.

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A Quote by Katherine Dunham on justice

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We weren't pushing Black is beautiful. We just showed it.

Katherine Dunham (1910 -)

Source: American Visions, Feb 1937.

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A Quote by Katherine Dunham on dance

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If you dance, you dance because you have to. Every dancer hurts, you know.

Katherine Dunham (1910 -)

Source: The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya, by Terri L. Jewell, 1993.

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A Quote by Katherine Dunham on day, strength, and world

Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.

Katherine Dunham (1910 -)

Source: American Visions, Feb 1937.

Contributed by: Zaady

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