American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer (1917-2010)
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- It's so nice to get flowers while you can still smell the fragrance.
- Don't be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it's just death.
- Quoted in: The New Bajan, (1990) p. 22
- I am not alone. I am free. I no longer have to be a credit, I don't have to be a symbol to anybody, I don't have to be a first to anybody. I don't have to be an imitation of a white woman that Hollywood sort of hoped I'd become. I'm me, and I'm like nobody else.
- Lena Horne (ca. 1997) in: Susan Ratcliffe (2012) Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, p. 208
- One of my fondest personal memories was Lena Horne and Mike Douglas. We were booked to do "Here's to My Lady" and a prolonged medley together on a Kraft Music Hall Special. I was so thrilled, I kept making mistakes in rehearsal just so we'd have to do it over again.
- Mike Douglas, in I'll Be Right Back: Memories of TV's Greatest Talk Show] (2000) by Douglas (with Thomas Kelly and Michael Heaton), pp. 52-53