A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.

Stanley Kubrick

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Here I am, the artist, the person, the black woman, and the stereotype.

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The thing I hate about you, Rowntree, is the way you give Coca-Cola to your scum, and your best teddy bear to Oxfam, and expect us to lick your frigid fingers for the rest of your frigid life.

 

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Sometimes I see myself like a transgressor that didn't fit in her time. I half close my eyes and I can see the colours of Bucaramanga, that I saw in my childhood. The colours of my paintings are those of the sunsets I would watch with my father.

Beatriz González

It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you are not.

Jean-Michel Basquiat

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A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.

Richard Burton