Putting a little time aside for clean fun and good humor is very necessary to relieve the tensions of our time.
Bob Hope, Red Skelton, and Eddie Cantor... help us keep our balance.
In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living, breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book.
I'm letting no man handle my bank account.
The entire race is usually judged by the actions of one man or woman.
Faith is the black person's federal reserve system.
I did my best, and God did the rest.
When I was little, my mother taught me how to use a fork and knife. The trouble is that Mother forget to teach me how to stop using them!
I don't belong on this earth. I always feel out of place - like a visitor.
What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity. No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait.
I sincerely hope that I shall always be a credit to my race, and to the motion picture industry.
As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I'll take roast chicken and dumplings.
A woman's gifts will make room for her.