Invisible Man

Ralph Ellison
Quotes

Chapters 7-9

Quotes Chapters 7-9
I looked around for a seat away from them, but although the bus was almost empty, only the rear was reserved for us and there was nothing to do but move back with them.
Play the game, but don't believe in it—that much you owe yourself. Even if it lands you in a strait jacket or a padded cell. Play the game, but play it your own way—part of the time at least. Play the game, but raise the ante, my boy.
Be your own father, young man. And remember, the world is possibility if only you'll discover it.