"Political promises are much like marriage vows. They are made at the beginning of the relationship between candidate and voter, but are quickly forgotten."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Dick Gregory on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Dick Gregory on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Dick Gregory on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Dick Gregory on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Dick Gregory on James C. Dobson
"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."
"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."