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Alice Walker Quotes

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We will be ourselves and free, or die in the attempt. Harriet Tubman was not our great-grandmother for nothing  (Alice Walker Quotes) Howard Zinn was magical as a teacher. Witty, irreverent, and wise, he loved what he was teaching and clearly wanted his students to love it, also  (Alice Walker Quotes) I am not interested in being a role model, or in fulfilling the expectations of others. I know I am of most use to others and to myself by being this unique self: Nature, I have noticed, is not particularly devoted to copies, and human beings needn’t be either  (Alice Walker Quotes) My parents taught me service - not by saying, but by doing. That was my culture, the culture of my family  (Alice Walker Quotes) I continue to care for President Obama and for his family. I think that in many ways they are very courageous people, and I honor that, because I know what it means to live as a black person in a racist America  (Alice Walker Quotes) I think that indigenous women’s wisdom is crucial. So much of the care of the Earth has come from the mothers. I think it’s imperative we turn to their wisdom in how to take care of the planet  (Alice Walker Quotes) My God is not a religious God. My God is nature, my God is everything there is. That’s God. Everything is God. I’m a child of that  (Alice Walker Quotes) Life is abundant, and life is beautiful. And it’s a good place that we’re all in, you know, on this earth, if we take care of it  (Alice Walker Quotes) I really think admiration for nature can save us. I mean true admiration, to the point of not letting it be harmed.  (Alice Walker Quotes) War contributes greatly to global warming, which shouldn’t surprise us. All those bombs going off, all those rockets, all those planes and helicopters. All that fuel of various kinds being used. It pollutes the air and water of this very fragile and interconnected planet.  (Alice Walker Quotes) I love us so incredibly, insanely deeply; it’s almost unbearable to see what we do to ourselves.  (Alice Walker Quotes) I wanted in my lifetime to vote for a radical Native American woman, since my vision of any future that we might have is that it will be led by women and older women.  (Alice Walker Quotes) You know how big love is? Love is big. love can hold anger; love can even hold hatred.  (Alice Walker Quotes) Love is big; love can hold anger, love can even hold hatred. It’s about the intention of what you want it to do.  (Alice Walker Quotes) 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?  (Alice Walker Quotes) There is always a moment in any kind of struggle when one feels in full bloom. Vivid. Alive. One might be blown to bits in such a moment and still be at peace.  (Alice Walker Quotes) Guided by my heritage of a love of beauty and a respect for strength - in search of my mother’s garden, I found my own.  (Alice Walker Quotes) I started writing as a child. But I didn’t think of myself actually writing until I was in college. And I had gone to Africa as a sophomore or something - no, maybe junior - and wrote a book of poems. And that was my beginning. I published that book.  (Alice Walker Quotes) This is a wonderful planet, and it is being completely destroyed by people who have too much money and power and no empathy.  (Alice Walker Quotes) I’m not being disrespectful of the medium; it’s just not as important as the work that I actually do [books].  (Alice Walker Quotes) I’m entirely interested in people, and also other creatures and beings, but especially in people, and I tend to read them by emotional field more than anything. So I have a special interest in what they’re thinking and who they are and who’s hiding behind those eyes and how did he get there, and what’s the story, really?  (Alice Walker Quotes) When people become elders - when they’re older; they can be old without being an elder, really. They [can] just be old and not very useful.  (Alice Walker Quotes) Well, capitalism is a big problem, because with capitalism you’re just going to keep buying and selling things until there’s nothing else to buy and sell, which means gobbling up the planet.  (Alice Walker Quotes) I know black people love the idea that we finally have a beautiful, good-looking black president. But if he is doing awful things to us, we should wake up.  (Alice Walker Quotes) Part of our tradition as black women is that we are universalists. Black children, yellow children, red children, brown children, that is the black woman’s normal, day-to-day relationship. In my family alone, we are about four different colors.  (Alice Walker Quotes) I just feel that ‘The Color Purple,’ which was my 10th book, was a true gift from my ancestors.  (Alice Walker Quotes) What a burden to think one is conceived in sin rather than in pleasure; that one is born into evil rather than into joy.  (Alice Walker Quotes) I live on the West Coast of the United States, and yet the air that I breathe is sometimes the same air that was being breathed in China the day before.  (Alice Walker Quotes) June Jordan, who died of cancer in 2002, was a brilliant, fierce, radical, and frequently furious poet. We were friends for thirty years. Not once in that time did she step back from what was transpiring politically and morally in the world. She spoke up, and led her students, whom she adored, to do the same.  (Alice Walker Quotes) To me war is something to be outgrown, recognized as immature, wasteful, and so destructive to life that human beings should shun it ... as they once shunned bubonic plague.  (Alice Walker Quotes)
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