"Don't be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it's just death."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Lena Horne 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."Lena Horne 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."Lena Horne 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."Lena Horne 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."Lena Horne on Helen Keller
"I'm not alone, I'm free. I no longer have to be a credit, I don't have to be a symbol to anybody I don't have to be a first to anybody."
"Always be smarter than the people who hire you."
"I'm still learning, you know. At 80, I feel there is a lot I don't know."
"Malcolm X made me very strong at a time I needed to understand what I was angry about. He had peace in his heart. He exerted a big influence on me."
"Every color I can think of and nationality, we were all touched by Dr. King because he made us like each other and respect each other."