Through the years, Madam Walker has certainly become a staple of anything that has to do with black history, women's history and entrepreneurship.
So with truth - there is a certain moment when one can say, this is the truth and here I put a dot, a stop, and I go to another thing. A judge has to put an end to a deliberation. But for a historian, there's never an end to the past. It can go on and on and on.
As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.
To have a part that is written for you certainly helps an actor.
We cannot have peace if we are only concerned with peace. War is not an accident. It is the logical outcome of a certain way of life. If we want to attack war, we have to attack that way of life.
The approach of death certainly concentrates the mind.
Every nation has to follow a certain policy: Commercial, trade, various other types of policies.
We seek the right to play our part in advancing the cause of national defense and national unity. But certainly, there can be no true national unity where one-tenth of the population is denied their basic rights as American citizens.
If we have white persons in the March, we are certain to have trouble with the Communists, and it may not be viewed as a true expression of the Negro's protest.
For though we often need to be restored to the small, concrete, limited, and certain, we as often need to be reminded of the large, vague, unlimited, unknown.