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Dick Gregory's Profile

Brief about Dick Gregory: By info that we know Dick Gregory was born at 1932-10-12. And also Dick Gregory is American Comedian.

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There is a limit on how much information you can keep bottled up.

Tags: Bottled, Keep, Limit

To me, seeing a really great comedian is a bit like watching a musician or a poet.

Tags: Bit, Great, Seeing

You know why Madison Avenue advertising has never done well in Harlem? We're the only ones who know what it means to be Brand X.

Tags: Done, Means, Why

We thought I was going to be a great athlete, and we were wrong, and I thought I was going to be a great entertainer, and that wasn't it either. I'm going to be an American Citizen. First class.

Tags: Great, Thought, Wrong

You know, I always say white is not a colour, white is an attitude, and if you haven't got trillions of dollars in the bank that you don't need, you can't be white.

Tags: Attitude, Bank, White

Being white is a job in America. You take that away, you better get the soldiers out.

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I buy about $1,500 worth of papers every month. Not that I trust them. I'm looking for the crack in the fabric.

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I tell people, 'If you want to send a message to the White House, call my house.'

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I used to get letters saying, 'I didn't know black children and white children were the same.'

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I'm not a comic. I'm a humorist.

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It's cool to be healthy.

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My belief is, you know, certain things have to be explained that's never been explained.

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Once I realised the value of making people laugh, I got very good at it. Fast.

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When I first broke through, there was only NBC, CBS and ABC, and they had news in the morning and in the evening - there wasn't no 24-hour news.

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When I go through the airport and see white women walking through the airport barefooted, like athlete's feet don't exist, there's something wrong.

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When I was a boy, I was taught never to use insulting expressions like, 'I've been gypped,' or, 'He welshed on the deal.'

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Let me tell you, never before in the history of this planet has anybody made the progress that African-Americans have made in a 30-year period, in spite of many black folks and white folks lying to one another.

Tags: Another, Black, History

You hear entertainers all the time, saying, 'If I couldn't get paid for this, I'd do it for free.' When's the last time you ever heard a business person say, 'If I couldn't get paid for being chairman of British Petroleum, I'd do it for free'?

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I never thought I'd see the day that I would see white folks as frightened, or more so, than black folks was during the civil rights movement when we was in Mississippi.

Tags: Black, Rights, Thought

It was an unwritten law that black comics were not permitted to work white nightclubs. You could sing and you could dance, but you couldn't stand flat-footed and talk; that was a no-no.

Tags: Black, Law, Work
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