Audre Lorde Quotes

11 Audre Lorde quotes:

"If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive."
"When I dare to be powerful - to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid"
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"Black writers, of whatever quality, who step outside the pale of what black writers are supposed to write about, or who black writers are supposed to be, are condemned to silences in black literary circles that are as total and as destructive as any imposed by racism."
"Our visions begin with our desires."
"I am deliberate and afraid of nothing."
"I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood."
"Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge"
Author: Lorde Quotes Category: Feelings Quotes
"As we come to know, accept, and explore our feelings, they will become sanctuaries and fortresses and spawning grounds for the most radical and daring of ideas-the house of difference so necessary to change and the conceptualization of any meaningful action."
Author: Lorde Quotes Category: Feelings Quotes
"Even the smallest victory is never to be taken for granted. Each victory must be applauded..."
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"When I use my strength in the service of may vision it makes no difference whether or not I am afraid."
Author: Lorde Quotes Category: Service Quotes
"Silence has never brought us anything of worth"
Author: Lorde Quotes Category: Silence Quotes

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