Zitat des Tages von Alvin Ailey:
Racism tears down your insides so that no matter what you achieve, you're not quite up to snuff.
If you live in the elite world of dance, you find yourself in a world rife with racism. Let's face it.
Choreography is mentally draining, but there's a pleasure in getting into the studio with the dancers and the music.
I always want to have more dancers in my company.
I'm attracted to long-legged girls with long arms and a little head.
No matter what you write or choreograph, you feel it's not enough.
One of the worst things about racism is what it does to young people.
My lasting impression of Truman Capote is that he was a terribly gentle, terribly sensitive, and terribly sad man.
In this business, life is one long fund-raising effort.
Money is a never-ending problem.
Nothing personal; I just don't have people over.
My feelings about myself have been terrible.
The creative process is not controlled by a switch you can simply turn on or off; it's with you all the time.
I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work.
Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people.
Sometimes you feel bad about yourself when there's no reason to.
We still spend more time chasing funds than we do in the studio in creative work.
It will take very sophisticated marketing to achieve our aim of bringing more black people into the theater.
Lena Horne is the sweetest and most adorable woman in the world.
I always want more.