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Cicely Tyson Quotes & Quotations
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    Ali... we should have gone to see that movie. Malcolm X was another one. Cicely-TysonCicely Tyson
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    Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm. Cicely-TysonCicely Tyson
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    I don't condemn anyone for making their choices. If someone chooses those roles, fine. But not for me. When someone stops me and says, You're the reason I became an actress, that lets me know I made the right decision. Cicely-TysonCicely Tyson
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    I think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something, then there's nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it. Cicely-TysonCicely Tyson
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    I was in California when this journalist made a blanket statement about the fact that she did not think that black men and women had the kind of love relationship that Rebecca and Nathan had in Sounder. Cicely-TysonCicely Tyson
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    In my early years, there were a number of experiences that made me decide I could not afford the luxury of just being an actress. There were a number of issues I wanted to address. And I wanted to use my career as a platform. Cicely-TysonCicely Tyson
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    In my work, people say I'm strong. But I'm not aware of any of it. If I were conscious of it, that can only get in the way of future performances. Cicely-TysonCicely Tyson
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    We have to support our own films. If we don't, how can we expect others to support them? Cicely-TysonCicely Tyson
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    You never know what motivates you. Cicely-TysonCicely Tyson