Joy Bryant Quotes

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Joy Bryant Quotes

I never wanted to be the person who said, "I woulda, coulda, shoulda." Life is way too short, and you may not last that long.
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Life doesn't always end up with a bow wrapped around it.

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It feels good to know you contributed positively to another's life, to their happiness, to their survival. It gives us a sense of purpose.

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In the mid-nineties, diversity in the fashion/beauty business was hard to come by.

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I don't have children of my own so I can't say I know the plight of being a parent, but I can kinda understand some of the complexities of it.

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You can't improvise if you are tense. Or thinking too much. You have to really let it go.

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With all this talk of Going Green, Buying Green, Living Green, and Green being the new whatever, I've come to realize that, although we had no green, my grandmother was actually the 'greenest' person I've ever known.

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You have to move to your own beat. There will be times when no one believes in you or understands what you're doing and why you are doing it. The most important thing is for you to believe in you. Following your own vision is one of the only things that will sustain you. And failure isn't really an option because.

— Joy Bryant

Following your own vision is one of the only things that will sustain you.

— Joy Bryant

You have to move to your own beat.

— Joy Bryant

I never wanted to be the person who said, "I woulda, coulda, shoulda." Life is way too short, and you may not last that long.

— Joy Bryant

Donate time, food, or money to organizations that fight the good fight. We can act individually for the collective good. We can all do something.

— Joy Bryant

I grew up in the South Bronx, raised by my grandmother, who scrapped and scraped to make sure I had a roof over my head and food in my stomach. I was painfully aware of what it was like to live with limited resources and a certain level of uncertainty.

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Acknowledgement: Understanding and compassion for others and their suffering is the next step. Put yourself in the shoes of people who don't have the luxury of being wasteful.

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Mindfulness of the resources we have and respect for where we live, eat, and sleep is a good starting point. Being conscious of your consumption, what goes in and out, will help cut down on wastefulness.

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We live in a country [USA] where the belief is that anyone can succeed, but for so many here, and for the majority of the world, that's not the case. In many parts of the world, women and poor people are at a huge disadvantage - certain rights and protections don't exist, and they don't have the chance of upward mobility.

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My grandmother instilled in me two important lessons: I was just as good as anyone else, and education was my salvation. Fortunately, I was able to get scholarships to excellent schools, but I was one of the lucky ones. All of this is what draws me to anti-poverty organizations like Oxfam.

— Joy Bryant

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