Alice Walker Quotes


47 Alice Walker quotes:



"What the mind doesn't understand, it worships or fears"
Author: Walker Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"People tend to think that life really does progress for everyone eventually, that people progress, but actually only some people progress. The rest of the people don't."
"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."
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any."
"I try to teach my heart not to want things it can't have"
Author: Walker Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"All History is current; all injustice continues on some level, somewhere in the world"
Author: Walker Quotes Category: History Quotes
"I try to teach my heart not to want things it can't have."
"There are those who believe Black people possess the secret of joy and that it is this that will sustain them through any spiritual or moral or physical devastation."
"What the mind doesn't understand, it worships or fears."
"Never be the only one, except, possibly, in your own home."
"Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise."
"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."
"I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it."
"The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate."
"In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful."
"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."
"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."
"I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart."



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