"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."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Lena Horne on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Lena Horne on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Lena Horne on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Lena Horne on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Lena Horne on John Lennon
"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."
"Don't be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it's just death."
"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."
"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."