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We have a group of friends of the museum who try to raise,
by 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

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

I have actually five honorary degrees.
- 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 am happy to know that my husband regards me as a woman and a person.
- 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

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

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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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

Recovery begins with embracing our pain
and taking the risk to share it with others.
We do this by joining a group
and talking about our pain.
- John Bradshaw

There are two kinds of people,
those who do the work,
and those who take the credit.
Try to be in the first group;
there is less competition there.
- Indira Gandhi

Because we believe that our ethnic group,
our society, our political party, our God,
is better than your God, we kill each other.
- Neale Donald Walsch

A group or an artist shouldn't get his money until his boss gets his.
- Bobby Darin

I would never want to be a member of a group
whose symbol was a man nailed to two pieces of wood.
- George Carlin

Women are the only exploited group in history to have
been idealized into powerlessness.
- Erica Jong

Defy your own group.
Rebel against yourself.
- Cathy Guisewite

At Euro '92 itself, we bowed out to the eventual winners,
Denmark, in our final group match.
- Michel Patini

We played some gigs in Switzerland a couple of weeks
ago and it was the first time I really felt the group
was really a band in the sense of something I could write for.
- Fred Frith

The responsibility of commanding the invasion fell to me,
and the task was assigned to my Army Group.
- Gerd von Rundstedt

Winning teams have the least amount of distractions.
They have a really tight group of people working towards the same common goal.
- Larry Dixon

It's all well and good to say that Germans were all
responsible for the concentration camps,
but I don't think they were.
I think that was the work of a small group of fiends.
- James Laughlin

Each simian had a much different body suit,
so besides trying to define class across species,
there was a definite attempt to dress each group in different styles.
- Colleen Atwood

From there, I tried out for a community theatre play,
joined an improv group...
it all started opening up.
- Kevin James

Individual commitment to a group effort -
that is what makes a team work,
a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
- Vince Lombardi

No matter how many plots we uncover and disrupt,
no matter how many terrorist organizations we degrade or destroy,
another individual or group will rise to take their place.
- Cofer Black

So if people will pay attention to what I say because
of our success as a group,
I am going to use that.
- Kevin Richardson

There's still is a status-quo group at City Hall who
likes things done the old way,
behind closed doors.
- Laura Miller

Me and Jerry left because we felt we weren't getting
anywhere playing our old songs in tiny clubs.
The group was getting stale and staying behind the times.
- Johnny Thunders

The thing I loved the most - and still love the most about teaching -
is that you can connect with an individual or a group,
and see that individual or group exceed their limits.
- Mike Krzyzewski

Too many whites still see blacks as a group apart.
- Constance Baker Motley

The Beach Boys are not a superstar group.
The music is the superstar of the group.
- Dennis Wilson

Barbara did the selecting and that's probably the most
brilliant thing was she put together a group of women,
different backgrounds, different experiences.
- Star Jones

Coltrane would do what you'd get a Roland Pro Tools
module to do but with a group of jazz musicians.
- Colin Greenwood

A minority group has "arrived" only when it has the
right to produce some fools and scoundrels without
the entire group paying for it.
- Carl T. Rowan

Before the group left, Gary asked for my phone number,
and the next day he called to ask me to dinner that night.
I had no idea he was married, but I found out that night.
- Donna Rice

It was just us lampooning our own peer group,
saying, well hey, where did this stuff come from? And
where does British guys get to be so good at it suddenly?
- Neil Innes

We're getting ready to take over the world.
My group of girlfriends - we're renegades.
- Lisa Bonet

It has given me an insight into what it's like as an
actor to come into a show in the middle of a production
and fit into a group that's already established.
- Corin Nemec

Those who dare to interpret God's will must never claim
Him as an asset for one nation or group rather than another.
- Robert Runcie

The only group in America that deserves to scrutinize what we are doing...
are parents.
- Jack Valenti

I've always tried to be fair, even-handed,
not an advocate for any group.
- Dan Rather

We are, of course, now against any other group burning Qurans.
We would right now ask no one to burn Qurans.
We are absolutely strong on that.
It is not the time to do it.
- Terry Jones

As a label, you have to treat every group and every
record as a unique entity.
I think that that has been our success,
rather than relying upon a fan base.
- Greg Ginn

Fashion is a social agreement.
the result of a consensus of a large group of people.
- Stella Blum

We're a rock group.
we're noisy, rowdy, sensational and weird.
- Angus Young

We've got a low turnover management group and executive
group who've grown up in the business.
- Fred L. Turner

Our laughter is always the laughter of a group.
- Henri Bergson

I couldn't find a group that wanted to do what I wanted to do.
No one was really up for it.
- Tom Jenkinson

Preaching is personal counseling on a group basis.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

Movies will end up being this esoteric art form,
where only singular people will put films out in a small group of theaters.
- M. Night Shyamalan

I think there's room for both private exploration and group work in Yoga.
- Sting

When you work in TV, it's such a group effort,
it's not about you.
- Kylie Minogue

I think these ladies, that group of 130 women,
are going to make a difference in what goes on down there,
because they're going to hold the locals' feet to the fire.
- Lynn Westmoreland

My grandfather was running Hillcrest Country Club,
and that's where a whole group of Hollywood comedians hung out.
- Leigh Steinberg


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