Quotes about "ghetto"

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Definitions and meanings of word "ghetto"

• Noun: formerly the restricted quarter of many European cities in which Jews were required to live; example: "the Warsaw ghetto"

• Noun: any segregated mode of living or working that results from bias or stereotyping; examples: "the relative security of the gay ghetto", "no escape from the ghetto of the typing pool"

• Noun: a poor densely populated city district occupied by a minority ethnic group linked together by economic hardship and social restrictions

Featured authors with quotes containing word "ghetto"

Carter G. Woodson
2 quotes about ghetto
American Historian, Author, Journalist, Scholar
Sunday 19 December 1875 - Monday 3 April 1950
Richard Williams
one quote about ghetto
Canadian Director
Born Sunday 19 March 1933
Della Reese
one quote about ghetto
American Actress, Musician
Monday 6 July 1931 - Sunday 19 November 2017
Saul Williams
2 quotes about ghetto
American Writer, Poet, Actor, Musician
Born Tuesday 29 February 1972
Rick Moody
one quote about ghetto
American Writer, Novelist
Born Wednesday 18 October 1961
Klaus Kinski
one quote about ghetto
German Actor
Monday 18 October 1926 - Saturday 23 November 1991
Quincy Jones
one quote about ghetto
American Musician, Producer, Composer
Born Tuesday 14 March 1933
Lionel Blue
2 quotes about ghetto
British Journalist, Clergyman
Thursday 6 February 1930 - Monday 19 December 2016
Neil Tennant
2 quotes about ghetto
English Writer, Musician, Songwriter
Born Saturday 10 July 1954
Philip Zimbardo
one quote about ghetto
American Psychologist, Author
Born Thursday 23 March 1933
Coolio
one quote about ghetto
American Actor, Musician, Producer
Born Thursday 1 August 1963
Anzia Yezierska
one quote about ghetto
Polish Novelist
1880 - 1970

We're from the ghetto. Venus is a ghetto Cinderella. People from the ghetto don't get nervous.

Richard Williams

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If the Negro in the ghetto must eternally be fed by the hand that pushes him into the ghetto, he will never become strong enough to get out of the ghetto.

Richard Williams

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It's also true, however, that having conquered the regional writer ghetto, I am now intent on conquering the nationalist writer ghetto and moving out into the world more.

Richard Williams

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We were in the heart of the ghetto in Chicago during the Depression, and every block - it was probably the biggest black ghetto in America - every block also is the spawning ground practically for every gangster, black and white, in America too.

Richard Williams

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You see, I was born in the slums, that was before the ghetto. The ghetto was kind of refined; the slums was right there on the ground.

Richard Williams

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You leap over the wall of one ghetto and find yourself in another ghetto.

Richard Williams

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The trouble with us is that the ghetto of the Middle Ages and the children of the twentieth century have to live under one roof.

Richard Williams

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My early childhood prepared me to be a social psychologist. I grew up in a South Bronx ghetto in a very poor family. From Sicilian origin, I was the first person in my family to complete high school, let alone go to college.

Richard Williams

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The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books.

Richard Williams

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There's so little money in my bank account, my scenic checks show a ghetto.

Richard Williams

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How could you be from the ghetto and be a rat?

Richard Williams

Words: ghetto, rat
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Total ghettoization, because they were in charge of public housing, the local council, and they deliberately located people in a ghetto situation in order to ensure that they maintained control.

Richard Williams

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Because I'm a young black man driving a really nice, expensive car, I sometimes get harassed when I'm rolling through a ghetto neighbourhood.

Richard Williams

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I was the original socially depraved shy ghetto kid.

Richard Williams

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In the Ghetto, I'd been trying to write for years.

Richard Williams

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I'm not really sure what I'd like to see people doing more of online, but what I'd like to see less of is the warning signs that not ratifying net neutrality is gonna cause two separate nets: one that the big dogs can afford to be on and the other a ghetto internet that no one goes on. Think FM vs AM radio, or cable vs broadcast TV.

Richard Williams

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'Be faithful to your roots' is the liberal version of 'Stay in your ghetto.'

Richard Williams

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A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle.

Richard Williams

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I'm playing a very strong character, it's the story of the woman Polish Jews out of the Warsaw ghetto. I've just begun my weapons training and the SAS type training that's getting me fit.

Richard Williams

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I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good.

Richard Williams

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