Dick Gregory

66Dick Gregory Quotes

American Comedian born on October 12, 1932,

Richard Claxton "Dick" Gregory is an American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, and comedian... (source)

Political promises are much like marriage vows. They are made at the beginning of the relationship between candidate and voter, but are quickly forgotten. view quote

I went to Ethiopia, and it dawned on me that you can tell a starving, malnourished person because they've got a bloated belly and a bald head. And I realized that if you come through any American airport and see businessmen running through with bloated bellies and bald heads, that's malnutrition, too. view quote

When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars. That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship. view quote

If it wasn't for Abe Lincoln, I'd still be on the open market. view quote

If you take 12 waters from the coconut - not the ones you buy in the store, although that's good - but the fresh coconuts, the little brown ones with the three eyes, if you take 12 of those within 24 hours, your blood will go back to the way it was when you were born. view quote

Love is very dangerous if you just have love and don't have the ability to be lovable. view quote

Now here's what I'm saying: I've always believed that every other month we hear about compromisation of bank records, I think that's the CIA and the FBI. Now let me tell you why I'm saying this. I don't believe no insignificant pip-squeak is going to be able to pull this off month after month and we can't find out what's going on. view quote

If they took all the drugs, nicotine, alcohol and caffeine off the market for six days, they'd have to bring out the tanks to control you. view quote

We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre. view quote

When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It's not enough, but it helps. view quote

In America, with all of its evils and faults, you can still reach through the forest and see the sun. But we don't know yet whether that sun is rising or setting for our country. view quote

Coconut milk is the only thing on this planet that comes identically to mother's milk. view quote

We thought I was going to be a great athlete, and we were wrong, and I thought I was going to be a great entertainer, and that wasn't it either. I'm going to be an American Citizen. First class. view quote

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