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"It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures; by this time, I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all."

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"The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account."

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"All History is current; all injustice continues on some level, somewhere in the world."

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"Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week."

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"Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book, If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for."

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"Every small, positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future."

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"Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise."

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"Helped are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception."

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"How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers' names."

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"I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart."

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"I have learned not to worry about love but to honor its coming with all my heart."

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"In order to be able to live in America I must be unafraid to live anywhere in it, and I must be able to live in the fashion and with whom I choose."

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"Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it."

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"The animals of the planet are in desperate peril... Without free animal life I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen."

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"The most important question in the world is, 'Why is the child crying'"

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"The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout."

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"Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk"

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"Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender."

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"As we talked of freedom and justice one day for all, we sat down to steaks. I am eating misery, I thought, as I took the first bite. And spit it out."

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"Animals of the word exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than blacks were made for whites or women for men."

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"But if by some miracle and all our struggle, the earth is spared, only justice to every living being will save humankind.'"

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"I know, in my soul, that to eat a creature who is raised to be eaten, and who never has a chance to be a real being, is unhealthy. It's like...you're just eating misery. You're eating a bitter life."

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"Somewhere in the bible it say Jesus hair was like lamb's wool, I say. Well, say Shug, if he came to any of these churches we talking bout he'd have to have it conked before anybody paid him any attention. The last thing niggers want to think about they God is that his hair kinky."

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"It is healthier, in any case, to write for the adults one's children will become than for the children one's mature critics often are."

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"Never be the only one, except, possibly, in your own home."

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"The original crime of niggers and lesbians is that they prefer themselves."

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"Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise."

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"Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister."

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"In search of my mother's garden I found my own."

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"And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see: or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read."

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"In search of my mother’s garden, I found my own."

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"How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names."

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"Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?"

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"The sight of a Black nun strikes their sentimentality; and, as I am unalterably rooted in native ground, they consider me a work of primitive art, housed in a magical color; the incarnation of civilized, anti-heathenism, and the fruit of a triumphing idea."

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"I'm always amazed that people will actually choose to sit in front of the television and just be savaged by stuff that belittles their intelligence."

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"In search of my mother's garden, I found my own"

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"I think it ticks God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it."

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"No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow."

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"If I could live as a tree, as a river, as the moon, as the sun, as a star, as the earth, as a rock, I would. ...Writing permits me to experien..."

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