Charles Bartlett Johnson Quotes

Charles Bartlett Johnson (born 1933) is an American businessman. With an estimated current net worth of around $6.4 billion, he is ranked by Forbes as the 208th-richest person in the world (2015).

Read more about this author on Wikipedia

Charles Bartlett Johnson


Black life is ambiguous, and a kaleidoscope of meanings, rich, multi-sided . . . we have frozen our vision in figures that caricature, at best the complexity of our lives and leave the real artistic chore of interpretation unfinished.

Charles Bartlett Johnson


My writing is a lens into the possibilities of the American experience.

Charles Bartlett Johnson


Writing is my refuge. It's where I go. It's where I find that integrity I have.

Charles Bartlett Johnson


I found my way to make my peace with the recent past by turning it into WORD.

Charles Bartlett Johnson


All art points to others with whom the writer argues about what is . . . He must have models with which to agree . . . or outright oppose . . . for Nature seems to remain silence.

Charles Bartlett Johnson