Invisible Man

Ralph Ellison
Quotes

Chapter 10

Quotes Chapter 10
“The wise guys firing the regular guys and putting on you colored college boys. Pretty smart,” he said. “That way they don't have to pay union wages.”
White! It's the purest white that can be found. Nobody makes a paint any whiter. This batch right here is heading for a national monument!
. . . we want you to understand that this is nothing against you personally. What you see here is the results of certain conditions here at the plant. We want you to know that we are only trying to protect ourselves.