Roy Wilkins quotes

  • Southern political personalities, like sweet corn, travel badly. They lose flavor with every hundred yards away from the patch. By the time they reach New York, they are like Golden Bantam that has been trucked up from Texas - stale and unprofitable. The consumer forgets that the corn tastes different where it grows.

  • Shakira is a new friend, but I love her dearly already. She's so sweet and adorable and hilarious.

  • It's sweet that I don't have to do my laundry.

  • I know too well the poison and the sting of things too sweet.

  • That's when you know for sure somebody loves you. They figure out what you need and they give it to you - without you asking.

  • Each sporadic burst of work, each minor success and disappointment, each moment of calm and relaxation, seemed merely a temporary halt on my steady descent through layer after layer of depression, like an elevator stopping for a moment on the way down to the basement.

  • If we can string together some wins this year, maybe I'll be a close second-or third behind Bart Starr-on their favorite quarterback list.

  • You can't turn the ball over and expect to win.

  • Della was my go all in. She was my winning hand. You can't play when you go all in and lose. I'm out." "No, you're not. This hand ain't over yet," Rush said.

  • I think the greatest legacy of the 1960s was the general feeling that not only can you fight the powers that be, but you can win.

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