Friday, May 12, 2006

Lorraine Hansberry: Favorite Quote


"How much time must one take to know what one feels?"

Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965) was an American playwright and painter, whose A RAISIN IN THE SUN (1959) was the first drama by a black woman to be produced on Broadway.
I find it incredible that her legacy has surpassed her time here on Earth by many years. I wasn't able to find this quote anywhere online? I had to look for it in the book, but it is the one line that stuck with me the most. By the way, have a great weekend!

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