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Quote Left I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart. Quote Right
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Quote Left In search of my mother’s garden, I found my own. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister. Quote Right
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Quote Left How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers' names. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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 Quote Right
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Quote Left Every small, positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future. Quote Right
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Quote Left Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise. Quote Right
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Quote Left Helped are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception. Quote Right
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Quote Left The animals of the planet are in desperate peril... Without free animal life I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left I have learned not to worry about love but to honor its coming with all my heart. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left The most important question in the world is, 'Why is the child crying' Quote Right
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Quote Left The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it. Quote Right
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Quote Left The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout. Quote Right
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Quote Left Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week. Quote Right
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Quote Left All History is current; all injustice continues on some level, somewhere in the world. Quote Right
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