More From Dick Gregory
- "In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it’s a sport."
- "You know, I always say white is not a colour, white is an attitude, and if you haven’t got trillions of dollars in the bank that you don’t need, you can’t be white."
- "And we love to dance, especially that new one called the Civil War Twist. The Northern part of you stands still while the Southern part tries to secede."
More In History
- "Of the twenty-two civilizations that have appeared in history, nineteen of them collapsed when they reached the moral state the United States is in now."― Arnold J. Toynbee
- "So many people of color who made major contributions to American history have been trapped in the purgatory of history."― Henry Louis Gates
- "I haven’t got a car or a house. I’ve got a wife, but I didn’t pay for her! I spend all my money on my glorious wife. She’s here with a knife at my throat!"― Mackenzie Crook