"My mother was the sweetest lady who ever lived on this planet, but if you tried to tell her that Jesus wasn't a Christian, she would stomp you to death."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Dick Gregory on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Dick Gregory on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Dick Gregory on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Dick Gregory on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Dick Gregory on Helen Keller
"You know, I always say white is not a colour, white is an attitude, and if you haven't got trillions of dollars in the bank that you don't need, you can't be white."
"You hear entertainers all the time, saying, 'If I couldn't get paid for this, I'd do it for free.' When's the last time you ever heard a business person say, 'If I couldn't get paid for being chairman of British Petroleum, I'd do it for free'?"
"People with high blood pressure, diabetes - those are conditions brought about by life style. If you change the life style, those conditions will leave."
"It's cool to be healthy."
"When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It's not enough, but it helps."