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Lena Horne Quotes

Quotes by Lena Horne - (7 quotes)

Lena Horne - From the Acceptance category:

I was unique in that I was a kind of black that white people could accept. I was their daydream. I had the worst kind of acceptance because it was never for how great I was or what I contributed. It was because of the way I looked. (Lena Horne)

Lena Horne - From the Advice category:

Always be smarter than the people who hire you. (Lena Horne)

Lena Horne - From the Education category:

You have to be taught to be second class; you're not born that way. But the slanting process is so subtle that you frequently don't realize how you're being slanted until very late in the game. (Lena Horne)

Lena Horne - From the Emotion category:

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)

Lena Horne - From the Life category:

The best thing about living... Is the chance to keep on doing it! (Lena Horne)

Lena Horne - From the Uniqueness category:

I'm me, and I'm like nobody else. (Lena Horne)

Lena Horne - From the Work category:

It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it. (Lena Horne)