Marian Anderson

1897 - 1993

A Quote by Marian Anderson on art, doubt, and seriousness

I had gone to Europe . . . to reach for a place as a serious artist, but I never doubted that I must return. I was - and am - an American.

Marian Anderson (1897 - 1993)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Marian Anderson on nations and people

No matter how big a nation is, it is no stronger that its weakest people, and 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 might otherwise.

Marian Anderson (1897 - 1993)

Source: on CBS TV, December 30, 1957

Contributed by: Zaady

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