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Sidney Poitier Quotes: We're all imperfect, and life is simply a perpetual, unending struggle against those imperfections.
         

We're all imperfect, and life is simply a perpetual, unending struggle against those imperfections.


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Living consciously involves being genuine; it involves listening and responding to others honestly and openly; it involves being in the moment.



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You don't have to become something you're not to be better than you were.



To simply wake up every morning a better person than when I went to bed.

To simply wake up every morning a better person than when I went to bed.



I never had an occasion to question color, therefore, I only saw myself as what I was... a human being.

I never had an occasion to question color, therefore, I only saw myself as what I was... a human being.



I was the only Black person on the set. It was unusual for me to be in a circumstance in which every move I made was tantamount to representation of 18 million people.

I was the only Black person on the set. It was unusual for me to be in a circumstance in which every move I made was tantamount to representation of 18 million people.




I do know that I'm responsible not for what happens, but for what I make of it.

I do know that I'm responsible not for what happens, but for what I make of it.



I am the me I choose to be.

I am the me I choose to be.



You don't have to become something that you aren't to become better than you are.

You don't have to become something that you aren't to become better than you are.



I set my star so high that I would constantly be in motion toward it.

I set my star so high that I would constantly be in motion toward it.





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I've got a little cat, and I'm very fond of that.



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I also like to feel good when I'm working out. If I put schlubby clothes on, I'm like, 'Blah.' I don't really want to work out. But if I'm feeling cute and I'm looking good - that's my motivation.



In his first 100 days, Mr. Obama has put the fate of his presidency in the hands of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He may come to regret that decision.

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And I loathe people who find it harder to put up with a gown askew than with a soul askew and who judge a man by his bow, his bearing and his boots.

And I loathe people who find it harder to put up with a gown askew than with a soul askew and who judge a man by his bow, his bearing and his boots.



The 1960s: A lot of people remember hating President Lyndon Baines Johnson and loving Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison, depending on the point of view. God rest their souls.

The 1960s: A lot of people remember hating President Lyndon Baines Johnson and loving Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison, depending on the point of view. God rest their souls.



Give what thou canst, without Thee we are poor; And with Thee rich, take what Thou wilt away.

Give what thou canst, without Thee we are poor; And with Thee rich, take what Thou wilt away.




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