Josephine Baker

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Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker

I believe in prayer. It's the best way we have to draw strength from heaven.More Josephine Baker [07/16/2009 12:07:00]
I wasn't really naked. I simply didn't have any clothes on.More Josephine Baker [07/16/2009 12:07:00]
I was learning the importance of names -- having them, making them -- but at the same time I sensed the dangers. Recognition was followed by oblivion, a yawning maw whose victims disappeared without a trace.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was learning the importance of names -- having them, making them -- but at the same time I sensed the dangers. Recognition was followed by oblivion, a yawning maw whose victims disappeared without a trace.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was learning the importance of names -- having them, making them --but at the same time I sensed the dangers. Recognition was followed by oblivion, a yawning maw whose victims disappeared without a trace.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The things we truly love stay with us always, locked in our hearts as long as life remains.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I wasn't really naked. I simply didn't have any clothes on.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have walked into the palaces of kings and queens and into the houses of presidents. And much more. But I could not walk into a hotel in America and get a cup of coffee, and that made me mad.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I believe if the white and colored people could get together and be let alone, they would understand each other and consequently love each other.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was a devil in other countries, and I was a little devil in America, too.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I remember when Lindbergh arrived in Paris, I was one of the first persons to know about his landing, because as the French people know that I was born in St. Louis, thinking I would be very proud to announce it to the public, they gave me the news first. I was then starring in the 'Folies Bergere.'More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We've got to show that blacks and whites are treated equally in the army. Otherwise, what's the point of waging war on Hitler?More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Each time I leaped I seemed to touch the sky and when I regained earth it seemed to be mine alone.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He was my cream, and I was his coffee - And when you poured us together, it was something.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I believe in prayer. It's the best way we have to draw strength from heaven.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We must change the system of education and instruction. Unfortunately, history has shown us that brotherhood must be learned, when it should be natural.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You are on the eve of a complete victory. You can't go wrong. The world is behind you.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Is that what they call a vocation, what you do with joy as if you had fire in your heart, the devil in your body?More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Art is an elastic sort of love.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
...It looked very different from the Statue of Liberty, but what did that matter? What was the good of having the statue without the liberty, the freedom to go where one chose if one was held back by one's color? No, I preferred the Eiffel Tower, which made no promises." ~ Josephine Baker, once she had seen the Eiffel TowerMore Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I did take the blows [of life], but I took them with my chin up, in dignity, because I so profoundly love and respect humanity.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Beautiful? It's all a question of luck. I was born with good legs. As for the rest... beautiful, no. Amusing, yes.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The secret to the fountain of youth is to think youthful thoughts.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sex was a pleasurable form of exercise, like dancing.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I'm not intimidated by anyone. Everyone is made with two arms, two legs, a stomach and a head. Just think about that.More Josephine Baker [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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