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Lorraine Hansberry Quotes: The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely.
         

The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely.


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A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness, as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men - and people in general.

A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness, as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men - and people in general.



Though it be a thrilling and marvellous thing to be merely young and gifted in such times, it is doubly so - doubly dynamic - to be young, gifted and black.

Though it be a thrilling and marvellous thing to be merely young and gifted in such times, it is doubly so - doubly dynamic - to be young, gifted and black.



One cannot live with sighted eyes and feeling heart and not know and read of the miseries which affect the world.

One cannot live with sighted eyes and feeling heart and not know and read of the miseries which affect the world.



There is always something left to love. And if you haven't learned that, you ain't learned nothing.

There is always something left to love. And if you haven't learned that, you ain't learned nothing.



Never be afraid to sit a while and think.

Never be afraid to sit a while and think.



I care. I care about it all. It takes too much energy not to care.

I care. I care about it all. It takes too much energy not to care.



Do I remain a revolutionary? Intellectually -- without a doubt. But am I prepared to give my body to the struggle or even my comforts? This is what I puzzle about.

Do I remain a revolutionary? Intellectually -- without a doubt. But am I prepared to give my body to the struggle or even my comforts? This is what I puzzle about.



This is one of the glories of man, the inventiveness of the human mind and the human spirit: whenever life doesn't seem to give an answer, we create one.

This is one of the glories of man, the inventiveness of the human mind and the human spirit: whenever life doesn't seem to give an answer, we create one.



The grim possibility is that she who 'hides her brains' will, more than likely, end up with a mate who is only equal to a woman with 'hidden brains' or none at all.

The grim possibility is that she who 'hides her brains' will, more than likely, end up with a mate who is only equal to a woman with 'hidden brains' or none at all.



Seems like God don't see fit to give the black man nothing but dreams - but He did give us children to make them dreams seem worthwhile.

Seems like God don't see fit to give the black man nothing but dreams - but He did give us children to make them dreams seem worthwhile.





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