/files/images/authors/picture/ossie-davis_quotes.png

Ossie Davis - Quotes

There are 4 quotes by Ossie Davis at 95quotes.com. Find your favorite quotations and top quotes by Ossie Davis from this hand-picked collection . Feel free to share these quotes and sayings on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr & Twitter or any of your favorite social networking sites.

Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more.

Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more.

Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change - it can not only move us, it makes us move. ---->>>

I find, in being black, a thing of beauty: a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness.

I find, in being black, a thing of beauty: a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness.

College ain't so much where you been as how you talk when you get back. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-18, 1917
Birthplace: Cogdell, Clinch County, Georgia, U.S.
Die: 02-04, 2005
Occupation: Actor
Website:

Ossie Davis (born Raiford Chatman Davis; December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005) was an American film, television and Broadway actor, director, poet, playwright, author, and civil rights activist. He was married to Ruby Dee, with whom he frequently performed, until his death in 2005. He and his wife were named to the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame; were awarded the National Medal of Arts and were recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors (wikipedia)