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Hazel Scott Quotes

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Hazel Scott

1920 -
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"I have always respected everyone's religion. As I say, there is only one God and a lot of confused people"
"I think we musicians are emissaries. Every time we go before the public, we're there to make converts."
"I've always known I was gifted, which is not the easiest thing in the world for a person to know, because you're not responsible for your gift, only for what you do with it"
"There's a time when you have to explain to your children why they're born, and it's a marvelous thing if you know the reason by then."
"There's only one free person in this society, and he is white and male. "
"Who ever walked behind anyone to freedom? If we can't go hand in hand, I don't want to go. "

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