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Dick Gregory
(1932-____) born on
Oct 12
US comedian, author, political activist. He is noted for social consciousness expressed through fasting and lifestyle; first black comedian to perform for white audiences.
         
   
F
When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It's not enough, but it helps.

R
I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.
A
Political promises are much like marriage vows. They are made at the beginning of the relationship between candidate and voter, but are quickly forgotten.
N
When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars. That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship.
K
[A politician is] a person skilled in the art of compromise. Usually an elected official who has compromised to get nominated, compromised to get elected, and compromised repeatedly to stay in office.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Nigger," 1964.
R: From the alt.quotations internet collection.
A: "Dick Gregory's Political Primer," 1972.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "Dick Gregory's Political Primer," 1972.
   


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