Man's hope can paint a purple picture, can transform a soaring vulture into a noble eagle or moaning dove.
More Quotes from Ralph Ellison:The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghostlike.
And my problem was that I always tried to go in everyone's way but my own.
There must be possible a fiction which, leaving sociology and case histories to the scientists, can arrive at the truth about the human condition, here and now, with all the bright magic of the fairy tale.
Life is to be lived, not controlled, and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.
Commercial rock 'n' roll music is a brutalization of the stream of contemporary Negro church music an obscene looting of a cultural expression.
The antidote to hubris, to overweening pride, is irony, that capacity to discover and systematize ideas. Or, as Emerson insisted, the development of consciousness, consciousness, consciousness.
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