21 quotes found by Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey
I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work.
work  Quality  color  # 7722
Alvin Ailey
Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people.
Everybody  Came  dance  # 7723
Alvin Ailey
I always want to have more dancers in my company.
company  Dancers  # 7724
Alvin Ailey
Racism tears down your insides so that no matter what you achieve, you're not quite up to snuff.
Matter  Quite  Racism  # 7725
Alvin Ailey
One of the worst things about racism is what it does to young people.
worst  Racism  # 7726
Alvin Ailey
One of the processes of your life is to constantly break down that inferiority, to constantly reaffirm that I Am Somebody.
life  Somebody  Break  # 7727
Alvin Ailey
The creative process is not controlled by a switch you can simply turn on or off; it's with you all the time.
time  Creative  Process  # 7728
Alvin Ailey
Choreography is mentally draining, but there's a pleasure in getting into the studio with the dancers and the music.
music  Getting  pleasure  # 7729
Alvin Ailey
Sometimes you feel bad about yourself when there's no reason to.
reason  # 7730
Alvin Ailey
It will take very sophisticated marketing to achieve our aim of bringing more black people into the theater.
Black  Achieve  Aim  # 7731
Alvin Ailey
Lena Horne is the sweetest and most adorable woman in the world.
Woman  Sweetest  Adorable  # 7732
Alvin Ailey
My lasting impression of Truman Capote is that he was a terribly gentle, terribly sensitive, and terribly sad man.
sad  Sensitive  Impression  # 7733
Alvin Ailey
Money is a never-ending problem.
money  Problem  # 7734
Alvin Ailey
If you live in the elite world of dance, you find yourself in a world rife with racism. Let's face it.
Face  dance  Racism  # 7735
Alvin Ailey
My feelings about myself have been terrible.
feelings  Terrible  # 7736
Alvin Ailey
We still spend more time chasing funds than we do in the studio in creative work.
time  work  Creative  # 7737