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Whoopi Goldberg
(1949-____) born on
Nov 13
US actress, comedienne. Her films include "Color Purple," 1985; "Jumpin' Jack Flash," 1986; "Sister Act I and II;" and "Ghost," for which she won an Oscar, 1991.
         
   
F
I don't like driving very much. That makes me very unhappy, because I scream a lot in the car, but other than that, life is actually pretty good.

R
I believe that parts of people like John Garfield and Moms Mabley, the parts of them that I needed to be able to do what I'm doing, came into me. There's a very nice feeling that there are many, many spirits inside of me looking after me . . .
A
I fear waking up one morning and finding out it was all for nothing. We're here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark.
N
I told her I would play a Venetian blind, dirt on the floor, anything.
K
. . . what I am is a humanist before anything -- before I'm a Jew, before I'm black, before I'm a woman. And my beliefs are for the human race -- they don't exclude anyone.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: In "The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya," by Terri L. Jewell, 1993.
A: In "Parade."
N: Letter to Alice Walker, author of "The Color Purple,," in which Goldberg eventually played a leading role, "Today," NBC TV 13 Jan 86
K: In "The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya," by Terri L. Jewell, 1993.
   


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