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Alice Walker Quotes

Many readers fail to realize this, but The Color Purple is a theological text. It is about the reclamation of ones original God: the earth and nature.
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No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.

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The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.

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I've found, in my own writing, that a little hatred, keenly directed, is a useful thing.

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He beat me like he beat the children. Cept he don't never hardly beat them. He say, Celie, git the belt. The children be outside the room peeking through the cracks. It all I can do not to cry. I make myself wood. I say to myself, Celie, you a tree. That's how come I know trees fear man.

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Sofia the kind of woman no matter what she have in her hand she make it look like a weapon.

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HELPED are those who love the entire cosmos rather than their own tiny country, city, or farm, for to them will be shown the unbroken web of life and the meaning of infinity.

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God is inside you and inside everybody else. You come into the world with God. But only them that search for it inside find it.

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We'll, you know how nigger is. Can't nobody tell 'em nothing even today. Can't be rule. Every nigger you see got a kingdom in his head.

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When I was a child I read books for entertainment and information; I now think of books as lifeboats.

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THEY CANNOT KILL US, BECAUSE WITHOUT US THEY DIE.

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My interest in creating anything is that it be useful.

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I don't need a certain number of friends, just a number of friends I can be certain of.

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Yoga means to bind back, unite. To bring the body and the soul together. For this reason the practice of yoga is a holy endeavor and the teaching of it to our people a very high calling.

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What I am really interested in is that I want people to be thinking in other ways - to stop thinking they have to remain glued to a system that has failed and to ideas about society that's necessarily about being run by Democrats or Republicans.

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I am not convinced that men and women were ever meant to share the same house, though some people can do it beautifully.

— Alice Walker

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