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

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

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

 

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

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

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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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Simple living is the way to happy living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy

Would you rather be right or happy?
- A Course in Miracles

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
- e. e. cummings

The supreme happiness of life
is the conviction of being loved for yourself,
or, more correctly, being loved in spite of yourself.
- Victor Hugo

Happiness is a choice.
You grieve, you stomp your feet,
you pick yourself up and choose to be happy.
- Lucy Lawless

It costs you nothing to make another happy -
and you gain your true self through the act of spreading joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
- Anne Frank

A happy person is not a person in a
certain set of circumstances,
but rather a person with a
certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs

A Happy Day is a day I see all of life
with the eyes of compassion.
- Rory J. Corsiglia

We act as though comfort and luxury
were the chief requirements of life,
when all that we need to make us really happy
is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

The trick is in what one emphasizes.
We either make ourselves miserable,
or we make ourselves happy.
The amount of work is the same.
- Carlos Castaneda

If you want to be happy,
put your effort into controlling the sail, not the wind.
- Anonymous

Your success and happiness lies in you.
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you
shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
- Leonardo da Vinci

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep,
so a life well spent brings happy death.
- Leonardo da Vinci

We deem those happy, who from the experience of life
have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
- Carl Jung

It all comes to this:
the simplest way to be happy is to do good.
- Helen Keller

Resolve to keep happy, and your joy
and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Anonymous

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Your greatest gift to others is to be happy
and to radiate your happiness to the entire world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy;
if you lose, you will be wise.
- Anonymous


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