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A cynic is a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, and not as they ought to be.
Cynics and Cynicism
Ambrose Bierce

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An optimist is a proponent of the doctrine that black is white.
Optimism
Ambrose Bierce

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It always looks darkest just before it gets totally black.
Trials
Charlie Brown

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Of my two handicaps, being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black.
Prejudice
Shirley Anita Chisholm

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Time; that black and narrow isthmus between two eternities.
Time and Time Management
Charles Caleb Colton

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Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study.
Inspiration
William Congreve

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I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I am not afraid of falling into my inkpot.
Risk
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans.
Nationalities and Nationalism
Bob Geldof

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White people really deal more with God and black people with Jesus.
Christians and Christianity
Nikki Giovanni

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But who would rush at a benighted man, and give him two black eyes for being blind?
Blindness
Thomas Hood

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I realize that I'm black, but I like to be viewed as a person, and this is everybody's wish.
Race and Racism
Michael Jordan

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And so this is Xmas for black and for white, for yellow and red, let's stop all the fight.
Race and Racism
John Lennon

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Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
Communication
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
Prejudice
Richard M. Nixon

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You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
Age and Aging
Arnold Palmer

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Lawyers and painters can soon make what's black, white.
Law and Lawyers
Proverb

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I've been forty years discovering that the queen of all colors is black.
Painters and Painting
Pierre Auguste Renoir

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Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray.
Sorrow
Jean Paul Richter

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When I was a little kid I thought I would grow up to be black and sing jazz in nightclubs.
Vocation
Molly Ringwald

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For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright, who art as black as hell, as dark as night.
Deception
William Shakespeare

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Blue eyes say, Love me or I die; black eyes say, Love me or I kill thee.
Love
Spanish Proverb

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Coffee should be black as Hell, strong as death, and sweet as love.
Food and Eating
Turkish Proverb

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun