Alice Walker Quotes


47 Alice Walker quotes:



"I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it."
"Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be."
"In search of my mother's garden, I found my own."
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"Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself."
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any."
"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?"
"Helped are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception and realize a partnership in the creation of the Universe that keeps them responsible and cheerful."
"No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow."
"Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence."
"I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart."
"Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me."
"Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise."
"People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools."
"I think we have to own the fears that we have of each other, and then, in some practical way, some daily way, figure out how to see people differently than the way we were brought up to."
"For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged."
"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."
"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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"Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister."
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"All partisan movements add to the fullness of our understanding of society as a whole. They never detract; or, in any case, one must not allow them to do so. Experience adds to experience."
"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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