Beah Richards Quotes
Beah Richards Quotes






Biography

Author Profession: Actress
Nationality: American
Born: July 12, 1926

Died: September 14, 2000






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There are a lot of movies out there that I would hate to be paid to do, some real demeaning, real woman-denigrating stuff. It is up to women to change their roles. They are going to have to write the stuff and do it. And they will.


Beah Richards






Hate, Real, Writing
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For me life is a challenge. And it will be a challenge if I live to be 100 or if I get to be a trillionaire.


Beah Richards

Challenges, Life Is, Ifs
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When people look only at the surface and that satisfies them and they think from that surface they see, that is to be truly blind.


Beah Richards






Thinking, People, Perspective
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Nature is neither reasonable nor just. Nature is exact.


Beah Richards






Loss, Disaster, Reasonable
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Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn’t help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?


Beah Richards






Education, Race, Class
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Race, what is that? Race is a competition, somebody winning and somebody losing. Blood doesn’t run in races! Come on!


Beah Richards






Running, Winning, Race
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Heaven and earth! How is it that bodies join but never meet?


Beah Richards






Heaven, Heaven And Earth, Body
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Having grown up in a racist culture where 2 and 2 are not 5, I have found life to be incredibly theatrical and theater to be profoundly lifeless.


Beah Richards






Culture, Racist, Theater
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