"When you stop having dreams and ideals - well, you might as well stop altogether."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Marian Anderson on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."Marian Anderson on Walt Disney
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."Marian Anderson on T. E. Lawrence
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."Marian Anderson on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."Marian Anderson on James Dean
"Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman."
"A singer starts by having his instrument as a gift from God... When you have been given something in a moment of grace, it is sacrilegious to be greedy."
"Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it."
"None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath."