Marian Anderson Quotes

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Born: February 27, 1897, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Portland, Oregon, USA, April 8, 1993

A singer starts by having his instrument as a gift from God... When you have been given something in a moment of grace, it is sacrilegious to be greedy.
- Marian Anderson

Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.
- Marian Anderson

Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.
- Marian Anderson

None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath.
- Marian Anderson

When you stop having dreams and ideals - well, you might as well stop altogether.
- Marian Anderson

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