8 Well Known Quotes of 'Paul Robeson'
8 Well Known Quotes of 'Paul Robeson'

Paul Robeson was an acclaimed 20th-century performer known for productions like 'The Emperor Jones' and 'Othello.' He was also an international activist.

We have collected some of his saying that could be helpful for your life:

1) My father was a slave and my people died to build this country and I am going to stay here and have a part of it just like you.?

2) The answer to injustice is not to silence the critic but to end the injustice.?

3) In Russia I felt for the first time like a full human being. No color prejudice like in Mississippi, no color prejudice like in Washington. It was the first time I felt like a human being.?

4) I do not hesitate one second to state clearly and unmistakably: I belong to the American resistance movement which fights against American imperialism, just as the resistance movement fought against Hitler.?

5) You want to shut up every Negro who has the courage to stand up and fight for the rights of his people, for the rights of workers, and I have been on many a picket line for the steelworkers too.?

6) We must join with the tens of millions all over the world who see in peace our most sacred responsibility.?

7) As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this.?

8) In my music, my plays, my films, I want to carry always this central idea: to be African.?

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