Alice Walker

Alice Walker

American Author, Critic

Lived from: 1944-

Quotes: Alice Walker

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    All partisan movements add to the fullness of our understanding of society as a whole. They never detract; or, in any case, one must not allow them to do so. Experience adds to experience.
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    'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.



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    Activism is the rent I pay for living on this planet.
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    All History is current; all injustice continues on some level, somewhere in the world.
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    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.
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    Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week.
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    Be an outcast. Be pleased to walk alone.
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    Criticism is painful when it's not done with love.
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    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.
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    Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself.
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    Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future.
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    Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise.
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    Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.
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    Fiction is such a world of freedom, it's wonderful. If you want someone to fly, they can fly.
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    For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged.
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