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Top 380 Alice Walker Quotes (2024 Update)
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Alice Walker Quote: “You seem so clear about who you are. So certain that you are just right as you are, that for all your intelligence and maybe in spite of it, you never seem to need a second opinion.”
Alice Walker Quote: “Why us always have family reunion on July 4th, say Henrietta, mouth poke out, full of complaint. It so hot. White people busy celebrating they independence from England July 4th, say Harpo, so most black folks don’t have to work. Us can spend the day celebrating each other.”
Alice Walker Quote: “Why should the killers of the world be “the future” and not us?”
Alice Walker Quote: “I do not grieve in the abstract, but in the heart.”
Alice Walker Quote: “We do not believe in heaven or hell... ; we do not believe in eternal damnation. We believe only in the unavoidable horror of hurting others and of likewise being hurt.”
Alice Walker Quote: “There is a special grief felt by the children and grandchildren of those who were forbidden to read, forbidden to question or to know.”
Alice Walker Quote: “I’m mad about the waste that happens when people who love each other can’t even bring themselves to talk.”
Alice Walker Quote: “Part of what confuses people in times of upheaval is that you’re getting so many different points of view and directions and so and so, how to do this and do that. And a lot of it is written in a language that honestly most people cannot understand.”
Alice Walker Quote: “In my opinion and experience, imperialists of all nations and races will tell us anything to keep us fighting. For them.”
Alice Walker Quote: “Perhaps this is simply the way it is with writers. It’s when they don’t see you that you matter. Because then you can belong to them in a way that permits them complete possession. You are determined by them. You are controlled. You are, generally speaking, exaggerated.”
Alice Walker Quote: “I live a very secluded life, a very contemplative life and a very meditative one. That is my ideal life.”
Alice Walker Quote: “Helped are those too busy living to respond when they are wrongfully attacked: on their walks they shall find mysteries so intriguing as to distract them from every blow.”
Alice Walker Quote: “I love the natural world – it comes from my culture, which grew out of a people enslaved.”
Alice Walker Quote: “I can imagine in years to come that my papers and memorabilia, my journals and letters, will find themselves always in the company of people who care about many of the things I do.”
Alice Walker Quote: “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 Quote: “As an elder of the Americas and of the rest of the planet, it is my responsibility to care for and protect, to the best of my ability, the young.”
Alice Walker Quote: “But I don’t think us feel old at all. And us so happy. Matter of fact, I think this is the youngest us felt.”
Alice Walker Quote: “She noticed that other girls were falling in love, getting married. It seemed to produce a state of euphoria in them. She became unsure that her own way of living was as pleasant as she thought it was. It seemed to have an aimlessness to it that did not lead anywhere. Day followed day, and the calm level of her pleasures as a single woman remained constant. Certainly she never reached euphoria. And she wanted euphoria to add to the other good feelings she had.”
Alice Walker Quote: “The more powerful the powerful appear the more invisible they become, said Armando. This used to work differently than now. In the old days it was said that the powerful merged with the divine and the divine was all that one saw. But now the powerful have merged with the shadow, really with death, and when you encounter them they are really hard to see.”
Alice Walker Quote: “There’s no return from this, no way we will ever come back together again. She tried to accept this clarity as a gift.”
Alice Walker Quote: “I have never felt that the one thing that I am ‘known for’ is what I am.”
Alice Walker Quote: “I started out as a poet. I’ve always been a poet since I was 7 or 8. And so I feel myself to be fundamentally a poet who got into writing novels.”
Alice Walker Quote: “I wash her body, it feels like I’m praying. My hands tremble and my breath short.”
Alice Walker Quote: “I don’t know if you actually get something out of writing poetry. I think poetry is an autonomous muse that decides to come and sit on your couch.”
Alice Walker Quote: “June a good time to go off into the world.”
Alice Walker Quote: “I think us here to wonder, myself. To wonder. To ask. And that in wondering bout the big things and asking bout the big things, you learn about the little ones, almost by accident. But you never know nothing more about the big things than you start out with. The more I wonder, he say, the more I love. And people start to love you back, I bet, I say.”
Alice Walker Quote: “She thought of how diligently she’d worked to free herself. Difficult because of the shock she was in, discovering she was trapped, captured most of all by possessions.”
Alice Walker Quote: “It’s worse than unwelcome, said Samuel. The Africans don’t even see us. They don’t even recognize us as the brothers and sisters they sold.”
Alice Walker Quote: “I recognized myself in Jane Eyre. It amazes me how many white people can’t read themselves in black characters. I didn’t feel any separation between me and Jane. We were tight.”
Alice Walker Quote: “I dead parting from them because in the short time we’ve been together they’ve been like family to me. Like family might have been, I mean.”
Alice Walker Quote: “I can spend two hours grubbing about in my garden, dazed with pleasure and intent, and it feels like five minutes.”
Alice Walker Quote: “This book is dedicated with tenderness and respect to the blameless vulva.”
Alice Walker Quote: “Can you picture it at all, Celie? Because I felt like i was seeing black for the first time. And Celie, there is something magical about it. Because the black is so black the eye is simply dazzled, and there is the shining that seems to come, really from moonlight, it is so luminous, but their skin glows even in the sun.”
Alice Walker Quote: “That though the heart is breaking, happiness can exist in a moment, also.”
Alice Walker Quote: “He love looking at Shug. I love looking at Shug. But Shug don’t love looking at but one of us. Him. But that the way it spose to be. I know that. But if that so, why my heart hurt me so?”
Alice Walker Quote: “The challenge for me is not to be a follower of Something but to embody it;.”
Alice Walker Quote: “Our mothers taught us that in the old, old days, when they were their grandmothers and their grandmothers were old – for we are our grandmothers, you understand, only with lots of new and different things added.”
Alice Walker Quote: “There is for human beings no greater hell to fear than the one on earth.”
Alice Walker Quote: “Several months ago, when Israel “annexed” the Golan Heights, a Jewish friend of mine visited that country. Upon his return he explained that Israel needed that land to protect itself from the possibility of enemy shells, apparently lobbed off its cliffs, into Israel. “But doesn’t that land belong to people?” I asked. “They’re not doing anything with it,” he replied. I thought: I have a backyard I’m not ‘doing anything with.’ Does that give you the right to take it?”
Alice Walker Quote: “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. 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 Quote: “I wish you were with me, or I with you.”
Alice Walker Quote: “Heaven. Now there’s a thought. Nothing has ever been able, ultimately, to convince me we live anywhere else. And that heaven, more a verb than a noun, more a condition than a place, is about leading with the heart in whatever broken or ragged state it’s in, stumbling forward in faith until, from time to time, we miraculously find our way.”
Alice Walker Quote: “She was someone who could not be rushed. This seems a small thing. But it is actually a very amazing quality, a very ancient one. She did everything at just the same pace as before, she could tell the time of day or night by the moisture in the atmosphere, and she went about her business as if she would live forever, and forever was very, very long. That is the kind of mujer my mama was. When you look at me you see her, but I have lost ‘forever’; therefore I sometimes hurry.”
Alice Walker Quote: “But I don’t want you to fight ’em until you gits completely fagged so that you turns into a black cracker yourself! For then they bondage over you in complete.”
Alice Walker Quote: “We were not meant to suffer so much and learn nothing.”
Alice Walker Quote: “The news always sound crazy. People fussing and fighting and pointing fingers at other people, and never even looking for no peace.”
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