Ben Vereen Quotes

My Jewish brothers and sisters had Hitler, who was a madman, who filmed everything. They have documents, but my people don’t have documents. We don’t have film. We have spoken word.

Well, you know, one day you wake up, and you realize that you’re 75, and you go, Where did the time go? It’s a shock to the brain. because my spirit, my inner being, still wants to do the things that I used to do, but my body says, No, you won’t. You will not […]

If you wallow in the past you’ll stay there.

You’ve got to make haste while it’s still light of day. My godmother used to say, “I don’t want to rust out, I just want to work out.” If you stand still long enough, people will throw dirt on you.