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

I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.
Political promises are much like marriage vows. They are made at the beginning of the relationship between candidate and voter, but are quickly forgotten.
When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars. That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship.
[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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