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Frequently producers have partners that they never
by Katherine Dunham

Frequently producers have partners that they never
let the public know about.
- Katherine Dunham

Go within every day and find the inner strength
so that the world will not blow your candle out.
- Katherine Dunham

I don't think Ed Sullivan had anything to do with Carib Song.
- Katherine Dunham

You know, this isn't theatre like it used to be.
- Katherine Dunham

 

I am happy to know that my husband regards me as a woman and a person.
- Katherine Dunham

My work has been much more Caribbean and eclectic.
I am interested in people, and where they come from
happens to have fallen within an area of Africa.
- Katherine Dunham

I have actually five honorary degrees.
- Katherine Dunham

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I used to want the words "She tried" on my tombstone.
Now I want "She did it."
- Katherine Dunham

I really think that aside from admiring my talent you
really admire me as a person and as a woman.
- Katherine Dunham

I could never live a nonproductive life and I feel
that I have lived a productive life as far as I want
to in terms of this company that I have for so many years.
- Katherine Dunham

We don't intend to always keep this necessarily African oriented.
Originally I had hoped to have African American Indian of this area,
and the Appalachian of this area, but at the same time,
just as we have the Haitian room, we will always have
room for another exhibit.
- Katherine Dunham

For the kind of thing that we were showing,
the budget was sufficient.
As we were speaking of in Haiti, we had not done that
before in exactly this form and we had to have costumes for it.
- Katherine Dunham

I certainly feel my career was a great career because
it inspired so many many people,
literally hundreds of people to follow a new kind of
life and to realize that they could make out and advance
their own professional and private and social lives.
- Katherine Dunham

We had maybe the greatest success of any company that I know of in Paris,
and after two or three years I wanted to do this same
number that we did for PBS,
so we did it and Paris had always considered us their darlings.
- Katherine Dunham

Aside from a few master teachers that we have had over the years,
this has been a completely local talent development.
But people have started to come now from Chicago,
we have a number of students from Chicago and different
places of the country and even in the world.
- Katherine Dunham

Black people should have recognition for themselves
and their backgrounds and their relationships with
other people in the world and thus lose some of their alienation.
This museum has certainly stood for that in this town.
- Katherine Dunham

Don't think you are going to go on forever because
you are not and begin to plan something that will compensate
as you reduce your capacities to leap or turn on this or that or the other,
begin thinking of something else.
- Katherine Dunham

The older I grow the more I see the influence of my family on my life.
I didn't always see it.
It was up to our parents to see that we had our education
in a town that hadn't yet realized what racial prejudice
was but actually knew and practiced it on occasion.
- Katherine Dunham

Haiti itself was also photographed, some of the streets,
some of the mountains, rivers, streams,
etc.
were photographed before talking with me about how I felt about Haiti.
Then the camera went to our voodoo temple and saw a serious ceremony,
a real ceremony.
- Katherine Dunham

We have a group of friends of the museum who try to raise,
if they can, periodically something to help us.
Of course, the main thing about a building like this is its upkeep.
It needs central heating and it needs central air conditioning.
- Katherine Dunham

A creative person has to create.
It doesn't really matter what you create.
If such a dancer wanted to go out and build the cactus gardens where he could,
in Mexico, let him do that, but something that is creative has to go on.
- Katherine Dunham

Without my husband's costumes I wouldn't have known
how to accomplish what I saw in my own mind's eyes for choreography.
And then seeing our choreography and knowing the background
of it I am sure helped my husband a great deal with what he designed for us.
- Katherine Dunham

Sometimes I have given my husband a manuscript to read
that has turned out to have fantastic rave reviews
and he'll tell me it is no good.
Well, if I didn't know him as well as I know him I
would be terribly depressed.
- Katherine Dunham

I had certain physical limitations that made me change
the choreography for myself or made me more interested
in choreography only rather than dancing.
I have never been a person who wanted to just dance.
I have always been interested in developing for other people.
- Katherine Dunham

So many dancers paint.
I used to paint.
I started again recently.
While I was dancing, I was very busy with my career.
Start something else that makes use of your creative
ability because if you don't you will die inside as a person.
- Katherine Dunham

I advocate speaking words of love
with all the sincerity that can be mustered,
as frequently as possible.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No persons are more frequently wrong,
than those who will not admit they are wrong.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

In those days he was wiser than he is now;
he used to frequently take my advice.
- Winston Churchill

Well, it seems to me that the best relationships -
the ones that last -
are frequently the ones that are rooted in friendship.
You know, one day you look at the person
and you see something more than you did the night before.
Like a switch has been flicked somewhere.
And the person who was just a friend is...
suddenly the only person you can ever imagine yourself with.
- Dana Scully

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence,
is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
- Dale Carnegie

It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which
occur more frequently in memory than in life.
- P. D. James

Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful
to us than the injury that provokes it.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time.
Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things
which always become ugly with time.
- Jean Cocteau

Why does man kill? He kills for food.
And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.
- Woody Allen

Childhood is frequently a solemn business for those inside it.
- George Will

I do read books.
I suppose it's more or less the same thing,
but at least I'm alone and I'm an individual.
I can stop anytime I want, which I frequently do.
- Jack Vance

Polls are frequently taken to try to tease out or determine
likely directions and trends,
but once taken, they belong to the past,
requiring that new polls be taken.
- Alan Dundes

This was possible only by dint of extended periods
of frequently quite painful reflection and digestion.
- Brian Ferneyhough

The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.
- Bess Myerson

I seem to find different material every four to six
months and I frequently forget it which is a shame
because it would be nice to have a bigger library.
- Leo Kottke

Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital.
- Daniel Webster

Words are not too old, only people are too old if they
use the same words too frequently.
- Elias Canetti

I do not speak frequently or otherwise to the press.
- Kenneth Starr

The Guide is definitive.
Reality is frequently inaccurate.
- Douglas Adams

It frequently happens that two persons,
reasoning right on a mechanical subject,
think alike and invent the same thing without any communication with each other.
- Oliver Evans

Exchange ideas frequently.
- James Cash Penney

The older, thinner, and less productive grass lands,
however, frequently can be made to produce much larger
yields of feed in corn than if left,
as they are, in unproductive grass.
- David F. Houston

Shakespeare is the one who gets re-interpreted most frequently.
- Sam Waterston

I got into theatre very early, so yes I was surrounded
by gay people quite early and frequently.
- Judith Light

Frequently parents forget that children are people.
I don't try to treat Kristen as an adult,
but I do try to treat her as a person,
with a child's sensibilities.
- Kent McCord

I have frequently been questioned, especially by women,
of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career.
Well, it has not been easy.
- Marie Curie

To the man who loves art for its own sake,
it is frequently in its least important and lowliest
manifestations that the keenest pleasure is to be derived.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

I am frequently astonished that it so often results
in correct predictions of experimental results.
- Murray Gell-Mann

Life with a scientist who is often changing jobs and
is frequently away at meetings and on lecture tours is not easy.
Without a secure home base, I could not have made much progress.
- John Pople

A tool is usually more simple than a machine;
it is generally used with the hand,
whilst a machine is frequently moved by animal or steam power.
- Charles Babbage

In discussions around the hiring and firing of Black faculty at universities,
the charge is frequently heard that Black women are
more easily hired than are Black men.
- Audre Lorde

Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently.
Things hitherto undone should be given,
I suspect, a wide berth.
- Max Beerbohm

Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
- Juvenal

Pride works frequently under a dense mask,
and will often assume the garb of humility.
- Adam Clarke

In my deepest troubles, I frequently would wrench myself
from the persons around me and retire to some secluded
part of our noble forests.
- John James Audubon

My faith, inasmuch as I have any, is more like a kind
of Joseph Campbell thing,
and even that frequently finds itself tested to oblivion in siren waters.
- David Knopfler

Acting in anger and hatred throughout my life,
I frequently precipitated what I feared most,
the loss of friendships and the need to rely upon the very people I'd abused.
- Luke Ford

Writers are frequently asked why they wrote their first book.
A more interesting answer might come from asking them
why they wrote their second one.
- Len Deighton

Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which,
repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Death is not natural for a state as it is for a human being,
for whom death is not only necessary,
but frequently even desirable.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

America is a nation fundamentally ambivalent about its children,
often afraid of its children, and frequently punitive toward its children.
- Letty Cottin Pogrebin

But, when I toil in the field of Jewish culture which I frequently do,
I am indeed a Jewish artist.
- Theodore Bikel

A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest,
accompanied by a mother who sees that the others get it.
- Marcelene Cox

The dog has seldom been successful in pulling man up
to its level of sagacity,
but man has frequently dragged the dog down to his.
- James Thurber

It is frequently a misfortune to have very brilliant
men in charge of affairs.
They expect too much of ordinary men.
- Thucydides

Nowhere are our calculations more frequently upset than in war.
- Titus Livius


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