Ishmael Reed Quotes

Top 22 wise famous quotes and sayings by Ishmael Reed

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Ishmael Reed Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Ishmael Reed quotes: Given all of the anti-Muslim propaganda that's being disseminated by The American Nazi media, you have to be careful. It can stress you out. Given all of the anti-Muslim propaganda that's being disseminated by The American Nazi media, you have to be careful. It can stress you out.
Ishmael Reed quotes: My novels and poems are meant to be read aloud. That's why jazz musicians have been able to adapt my stuff. My novels and poems are meant to be read aloud. That's why jazz musicians have been able to adapt my stuff.
Ishmael Reed quotes: As a writer, you explore all kinds of different emotions. As a writer, you explore all kinds of different emotions.
Ishmael Reed quotes: My work holds up the mirror to hypocrisy, which puts me in a tradition of American writing that reaches back to Nathaniel Hawthorne. My work holds up the mirror to hypocrisy, which puts me in a tradition of American writing that reaches back to Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Ishmael Reed quotes: I try to do what has never been done before. I try to do what has never been done before.
Ishmael Reed quotes: One of the joys of reading is the ability to plug into the shared wisdom of mankind. One of the joys of reading is the ability to plug into the shared wisdom of mankind.
Ishmael Reed quotes: Multicultural is not a description of a category of American writing-it is a definition of all American writing. Multicultural is not a description of a category of American writing-it is a definition of all American writing.
Ishmael Reed quotes: I have T.V. on all the time when I'm writing. I have music on. I'm engaged with the world. I have T.V. on all the time when I'm writing. I have music on. I'm engaged with the world.
Ishmael Reed quotes: Writing has made me a better man. It has put me in contact with those fleeting moments which prove the existence. Writing has made me a better man. It has put me in contact with those fleeting moments which prove the existence.
Ishmael Reed quotes: Ethnic life in the United States has become a sort of contest like baseball in which the blacks are always the Chicago Cubs. Ethnic life in the United States has become a sort of contest like baseball in which the blacks are always the Chicago Cubs.
Ishmael Reed quotes: The treatment of African and African American culture in our education was no different from their treatment in Tarzan movies. The treatment of African and African American culture in our education was no different from their treatment in Tarzan movies.
Ishmael Reed quotes: What was once dormant is now a Creeping Thing What was once dormant is now a Creeping Thing
Ishmael Reed quotes: I think I have a pugnacious style. My style is not pretty. I don't use words like "amber" or "opaque." I think I have a pugnacious style. My style is not pretty. I don't use words like "amber" or "opaque."
Ishmael Reed quotes: I wasn't part of any sixties movement. I'm skeptical of movements. I'm part of the times that I'm in. I wasn't part of any sixties movement. I'm skeptical of movements. I'm part of the times that I'm in.
Ishmael Reed quotes: All art must be for the end of liberating the masses. A landscape is only good when it shows the oppressor hanging from a tree. All art must be for the end of liberating the masses. A landscape is only good when it shows the oppressor hanging from a tree.
Ishmael Reed quotes: Tea Party members go to meetings on Medicare scooters. Tea Party members go to meetings on Medicare scooters.
Ishmael Reed quotes: Writing poetry is the hard manual labor of the imagination. Writing poetry is the hard manual labor of the imagination.
Ishmael Reed quotes: Free enterprise is not a bad idea and has produced art. Free enterprise is not a bad idea and has produced art.