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Go within every day and find the inner strength
by Katherine Dunham

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

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Life Human-Nature Psychology

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

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 have actually five honorary degrees.
- Katherine Dunham

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
- Marva Collins

Letting go doesn't mean giving up...
it means moving on.
- Anonymous

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Do not let your fire go out.
- Ayn Rand

Know the power of kindness.
Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go,
radiate your kindness to all.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Go ahead. Weep for the rare,
the never seen this way again,
the excruciating, ineffable,
unmitigated beauty of love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

Success seems to be largely a matter
of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward
is to move toward perfection.
March on, and fear not the thorns,
or the sharp stones on life's path.
- Khalil Gibran

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
Live the life you have imagined.
- Henry David Thoreau

There is no limit to what a man can do
or where he can go,
if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
- Robert Woodruff

Once we accept our limits, we can go beyond them.
- Albert Einstein

It's not what you take when
you leave this world behind you.
It's what you leave behind you when you go.
- Randy Travis

Don't live down to expectations.
Go out there and do something remarkable.
- Wendy Wasserstein

Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The only way to discover the limits of the possible
is to go beyond them into the impossible.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather,
always bring your own sunshine.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Wherever you go, there you are.
- Traditional Zen Proverb

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

A big part of letting go is recognizing
when it is time to stay in a situation
and when it is time to move on.
- Darren L. Johnson


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