Alice Walker Quotes.
We must, I believe, start teaching our children the sanity of nonviolence much earlier.
I don’t generally read reviews.
It is justice and respect that I want the world to dust off and put – without delay, and with tenderness – back on the head of the Palestinian child. It will be imperfect justice and respect because the injustice and disrespect have been so severe. But I believe we are right to try.
Look closely at the present you are constructing: it should look like the future you are dreaming.
It’s very hard for our parents who see us enter a world that they can’t imagine.
We must, all of us, learn actually not to have enemies, but only confused adversaries who are ourselves in disguise.
At one point I learned transcendental meditation. This was 30-something years ago. It took me back to the way that I naturally was as a child growing up way in the country, rarely seeing people. I was in that state of oneness with creation and it was as if I didn’t exist except as a part of everything.
In every life there comes a point when you have to make a decision about how you will live.
I feel very happy to be living in Berkeley because there are a lot of people who are politically active here.
A people do not throw their geniuses away. And if they are thrown away, it is our duty as artists and as witnesses for the future to collect them again for the sake of our children and, if necessary, bone by bone.
Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister.
It’s so clear that you have to cherish everyone. I think that’s what I get from these older black women, that every soul is to be cherished, that every flower Is to bloom.
Wish for nothing larger Than your own small heart.
Wherever I have knocked, a door has opened. Wherever I have wandered, a path has appeared.
I don’t have this feeling that 70 is really old.
Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me.
I have a collective sense of suffering.