5 memorable quotes from 1977 miniseries Roots

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Roots was a powerful miniseries released in 1977 and aired on ABC, it told the story of author Alex Hayley’s descendents from slavery, through the war, and up to present generation. The first series tells the story of African born Kunta Kinte, a Mandinka warrior. Who was one day captured by slave captures in African, he then was transported to America where he was purchased to work as a field hand. Kunta Kinte, was brave and always dreamed of escaping to freedom and returning to his motherland. Below are five memorable quotes from this must watched mineseries.

1. Kunta Kinti: Chains aint right for niggers, Fiddler!

2. Kintango: We believe not in death, but in life, and there is no object more valuable than a man’s life.

3. Omoro: (holding his newborn son up to a star-filled sky) Kunta Kinte, behold the only thing greater than yourself!

4. Kunta Kinti: What’s snow, Fiddler?
Fiddler: Never you mind, boy, never you mind. Let’s get on back to home. I got enough trouble teaching you the difference between manure and massa. ‘Course there ain’t all that much difference when you gets right down to it.

5. Captain Thomas Davies: I’m a Christian Man and I command a Christian Ship! I will not lead men into sin!

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Five memorable quotes from Forrest Gump

I am not to ashamed to admit that I have a unique unusual love for Forrest Gump (the movie) , I get excited whenever this movie comes on any network and I sit through out the entire movie even though I already know all of the twist and turn that will take place in the movie. Because I love this movie so much I have come up with a list of five memorable quotes from Forrest Gump:

1). My momma always said, “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”

2). ” You have to do the best with what God gave you.” 

3).  Mama always said, dying was part of life. I sure wish it wasn’t

4). Stupid is as stupid does.

5). My mama always said you’ve got to put the past behind you before you can move on.

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