Life Lit by Some Large Vision: Selected Speeches and Writings
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-- President William J. Clinton
"Ossie Davis is an authentic American hero. Through the pages of this book, I hear his rich, deep, melodious voice commanding us to continue to live, to learn, and to love."
-- Tavis Smiley
"This lovely and inspiring book is a final love letter from a devoted wife to an adored husband. It is also a great gift to all of us who continue to learn from their shining example of what it means to be fully, "passionately, " engaged in all that life has to offer. As we read his words, and hers, we are acutely aware that we are in the presence of greatness."
-- Pearl Cleage, author of "Baby Brother's Blues"
"Ossie Davis was the greatest artist/activist since the great Paul Robeson. Only Ruby Dee and Harry Belafonte today can be mentioned in the same breath! His courageous words are even more precious now that his life is our legacy!" -- Cornel West, author of "Democracy Matters"
"Ruby Dee produces for us the voice of her beloved, bringing an uncompromising truth, reminding us of the sound of a black man, bringing us, as he said, the 'scent of freedom.'"
-- Elaine Brown