"We had maybe the greatest success of any company that I know of in Paris, and after two or three years I wanted to do this same number that we did for PBS, so we did it and Paris had always considered us their darlings."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Katherine Dunham on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Katherine Dunham on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Katherine Dunham on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Katherine Dunham on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Katherine Dunham on Winston Churchill
"The older I grow the more I see the influence of my family on my life. I didn't always see it. It was up to our parents to see that we had our education in a town that hadn't yet realized what racial prejudice was but actually knew and practiced it on occasion."
"I have actually five honorary degrees."
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