Alice Walker Quotes.
Horses make a landscape look beautiful.
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.
I don’t have this feeling that 70 is really old.
From infancy, I have relied on the fiercely sweet spirits of black men; and this is abundantly clear in my work.
In every life there comes a point when you have to make a decision about how you will live.
I see myself in all the people in the world who are suffering and who are very badly treated and who are often made to feel that they have no place on this Earth.
Artists have a responsibility to speak and to act when governments fail, and if we don’t do that, we really deserve the world we get.
Language is an intrinsic part of who we are and what has, for good or evil, happened to us.
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.
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.
It is crucial that young people are taught sustainable child production and rearing.
Part of my ancestry is Cherokee. And in that tradition, you become an adult when you’re 52.
Politically, the world is so confused right now – there’s so much suffering caused by various movements by various parties and people in power in government.
People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.
How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.
Can people who hunger so desperately for what other people have ever have enough?
Sucking up to the biggies won’t get us anywhere.