"When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It's not enough, but it helps."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Dick Gregory on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Dick Gregory on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Dick Gregory on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Dick Gregory on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Dick Gregory on Lawrence Welk
"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."