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Quotes of colored

  1. White men have always controlled their wives' wages. Colored men were not able to do so until they themselves became free. Then they owned both their wives and their wages. – Susan B. Anthony
  2. A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon. – Napoleon Bonaparte
  3. Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience. – Chuck Close
  4. The whites come to applaud a Negro performer just like the colored do. When you've got the respect of white and colored you can ease a lot of things. – Nat King Cole
  5. I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day. – Vincent Van Gogh
  6. I believe it to be a fact that the colored people of this country know and understand the white people better than the white people know and understand them. – James Weldon Johnson
  7. The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I'm doin' now, man, for more years than I know. I got it from them. – Elvis Presley
  8. And also the new excitement and variety of ways that the abstract expressionists were applying paint. You could put it on as though it were colored air and it would be painting. – Robert Rauschenberg
  9. Four hundred million in India, and millions everywhere, have told you, precisely, that the colored people are not going to die for anybody: they are going to die for their independence. – Paul Robeson
  10. That music and the lyrical aspects of Razorblade Romance is so personal to me that, now with me being grown up a bit and meeting new people and doing new things, it makes me look at the same things I was writing about back in the day through a different colored lens. – Ville Valo
  11. The symptoms of fascist thinking are colored by environment and adapted to immediate circumstances. But always and everywhere they can be identified by their appeal to prejudice and by the desire to play upon the fears and vanities of different groups in order to gain power. – Henry A. Wallace
  12. After years in white theaters I dreaded working in colored houses. The noise, the stomping, whistling, and cheering that hadn't annoyed me when I was young was now something I dreaded. – Ethel Waters
  13. Emancipation came to the colored race in America as a war measure. It was an act of military necessity. Manifestly it would have come without war, in the slower process of humanitarian reform and social enlightenment. – Wendell L. Wilkie

Usage examples for colored

  1. An old colored servant, who had been in the family ever since my remembrance- she went by the name of " Aunty"- was standing by the gate as I alighted from my chaise. – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  2. Ethel colored at that. – Mildred's New Daughter by Martha Finley
  3. He gasped, shook himself, colored a little, and met her eye. – Mrs. Dud's Sister by Josephine Daskam
  4. The young man colored like a girl. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  5. She colored but said, Oh, no. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  6. No matter if five hundred colored people be present, they cannot testify to the fact. – An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans by Lydia Maria Child
  7. Presently, after she had disappeared, he turned to the colored man who stood waiting, Bibbs's traveling- bag in his hand. – The Turmoil A Novel by Booth Tarkington
  8. Nearly every colored boy and girl nine years up to eighteen did some work ... – Frying Pan Farm by Elizabeth Brown Pryor
  9. Mr. Ferris colored turned away, and called to his hounds. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  10. Everybody was satisfied but his colored man, Jonas. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  11. " Yes; they're all down in the little wood- colored house yet. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  12. A colored man accompanied him. – The Doctor, his Wife, and the Clock by Anna Katharine Green
  13. There is a dash of many colored beautiful fire- stars. – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  14. She should at church wear a colored silk and a bonnet. – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  15. The water is always dark colored because of the wash brought down from the uplands. – Boy Scouts in an Airship by G. Harvey Ralphson
  16. Did any of the colored people leave after freedom? – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  17. They can hardly have been watching me for the last nine months, and yet, curiously enough, though I have never given the matter a thought since, Charley Gibbons said that it was a dark colored man who brought the news that took them to my rescue and saved my life. – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  18. They took in all the sights and helped a colored girl who had run away from home. – The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City by Laura Lee Hope
  19. " Down into the centre of the earth, possibly," and the handsome Englishman moved a stool to the table and took the glass of green- colored wine that Johnston pushed toward him. – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  20. The colored woman beautiful will try to love that she may be loved. – The Colored Girl Beautiful by E. Azalia Hackley

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