Nina Simone Quotes

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Nina Simone Quotes

Read most amazing Nina Simone quotes and sayings. was an American singer, songwriter, musician, arranger, and civil rights activist. Here we share best inspirational quotes of Nina Simone with you!

1. I’ll tell you what freedom is to me: no fear. I mean really, no fear!

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2. It’s an artist’s duty to reflect the times in which we live.

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3. To me, we are the most beautiful creatures in the whole world. Black people. And I mean that in every sense.

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4. Slavery has never been abolished from America’s way of thinking.

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5. Jazz is a white term to define black people. My music is black classical music.

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6. You get racism crossing the street; it’s in the very fabric of American society.

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7. I think if I were over there in America, protest music would be more important. But I’m not going.

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8. My daughter is in more competition with me. I never wanted to be bigger than my mother or to challenge her.

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9. All the time, there was the weight of my community’s expectations on my shoulders.

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10. To most white people, jazz means black and jazz means dirt, and that’s not what I play. I play black classical music.

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11. I think the rich will eventually have to cave in too, because the economic situation around the world is not gonna tolerate the United States being on top forever.

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