Bessie-isms and Quotable for January 8, 2016


*I wanted a unicorn when I was young. Now I want an honest politician. Apparently I should go back to wishing for a unicorn, as the odds seem to favor that better than me finding an honest politician.

*If all the beaches were covered in diamonds, they would be worthless. You’re precious because there’s only one of you.


When asked by an anthropologist what the Indian called America before the white man came, an Indian said simply, “Ours.”

Vine Deloria, Jr.