Ernest Gaines Quotes

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Born: January 15, 1933, Oscar, Louisiana, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Author

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I was raised by a lady that was crippled all her life but she did everything for me and she raised me. She washed our clothes, cooked our food, she did everything for us. I don't think I ever heard her complain a day in her life. She taught me responsibility towards my brother and sisters and the community.
- Ernest Gaines

2.
The mark of fear is not easily removed.
- Ernest Gaines

3.
What I miss today more than anything else - I don't go to church as much anymore - but that old-time religion, that old singing, that old praying which I love so much. That is the great strength of my being, of my writing.
- Ernest Gaines

4.
Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?
- Ernest Gaines

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