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The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout. ...
by Alice Walker

The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout.
- Alice Walker

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God,
is innate.
- Alice Walker

Yes, Mother.
I can see you are flawed.
You have not hidden it.
That is your greatest gift to me.
- Alice Walker

 

I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color
purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.
- Alice Walker

Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.
- Alice Walker

Life is better than death, I believe,
if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
- Alice Walker

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In search of my mother's garden, I found my own.
- Alice Walker

How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are,
we must know our mothers names.
- Alice Walker

Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence.
- Alice Walker

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.
- Alice Walker

Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me.
- Alice Walker

Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister.
- Alice Walker

It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures;
by this time,
I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all.
- Alice Walker

What the mind doesn't understand, it worships or fears.
- Alice Walker

In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect.
Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways,
and they're still beautiful.
- Alice Walker

Never be the only one, except, possibly,
in your own home.
- Alice Walker

Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy
surely takes the rest of the week.
- Alice Walker

I try to teach my heart not to want things it can't have.
- Alice Walker

People tend to think that life really does progress for everyone eventually,
that people progress, but actually only some people progress.
The rest of the people don't.
- Alice Walker

It is healthier, in any case, to write for the adults
one's children will become than for the children one's
"mature" critics often are.
- Alice Walker

Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets,
trying to be loved.
You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do,
except walk?
- Alice Walker

There are those who believe Black people possess the
secret of joy and that it is this that will sustain
them through any spiritual or moral or physical devastation.
- Alice Walker

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.
- Alice Walker

The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision
of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account.
- Alice Walker

People do not wish to appear foolish;
to avoid the appearance of foolishness,
they are willing to remain actually fools.
- Alice Walker

Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you.
Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself.
- Alice Walker

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.
- Alice Walker

I have learned not to worry about love;
but to honor its coming with all my heart.
- Alice Walker

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.
- Alice Walker

Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors.
- Alice Walker

No person is your friend who demands your silence,
or denies your right to grow.
- Alice Walker

All History is current; all injustice continues on some level,
somewhere in the world.
- Alice Walker

Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender.
- Alice Walker

Expect nothing.
Live frugally on surprise.
- Alice Walker

Horses make a landscape look beautiful.
- Alice Walker

The most important question in the world is,
'Why is the child crying?'
- Alice Walker

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.
- Alice Walker

To me, the black black woman is our essential mother,
the blacker she is the more us she is and to see the
hatred that is turned on her is enough to make me despair,
almost entirely, of our future as a people.
- Alice Walker

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.
- Alice Walker

I think we have to own the fears that we have of each other,
and then, in some practical way, some daily way,
figure out how to see people differently than the way we were brought up to.
- Alice Walker

The trouble with our people is as soon as they got
out of slavery they didn't want to give the white man nothing else.
But the fact is, you got to give em something.
Either your money, your land, your woman or your ass.
- Alice Walker

Helped are those who create anything at all,
for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception
and realize a partnership in the creation of the Universe
that keeps them responsible and cheerful.
- Alice Walker

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued,
is always just beyond your grasp,
but which, if you will sit down quietly,
may alight upon you.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled.
The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over
and let the beautiful stuff out.
- Ray Bradbury

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process,
gradually changing opinions,
slowly eroding old barriers,
quietly building new structures.
- John F. Kennedy

Do you have a plan for your life?
If not, allocate some time today to sit quietly
with pen and paper to begin writing your life plan -
what you want to accomplish with your life,
and what projects will support your goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True love comes quietly,
without banners or flashing lights.
If you hear bells, get your ears checked.
- Erich Segal

Take a course in good water and air;
and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own.
Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.
- John Muir

I live quietly at home among my family and friends.
- Antonio Tabucchi

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
- Dion Boucicault

The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're
playing by somebody else's rules,
while quietly playing by your own.
- Michael Korda

Sometimes you move publicly, sometimes privately.
Sometimes quietly, sometimes at the top of your voice.
- James Baker

The parts for women, you're either like the quietly
suffering wife or the wild girl.
- Lauren Graham

I'm not a media darling.
I'm not on the cover of all these magazines.
I just quietly do my thing.
- Sarah McLachlan

The nose of a mob is its imagination.
By this, at any time, it can be quietly led.
- Edgar Allan Poe

We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another -
until we speak quietly enough so that our words can
be heard as well as our voices.
- Richard M. Nixon

For a short time we lived quietly.
But this could not last.
White men had found gold in the mountains around the land of winding water.
- Chief Joseph

Sometimes opportunity knocks, but most of the time
it sneaks up and then quietly steals away.
- Doug Larson

Nature generally struggles against this treatment for a while,
until her powers seem in a great measure exhausted,
when she quietly yields to the power of the art.
- Robert Fortune

I however don't go to clubs to show off and to be seen,
and certainly not to make statements.
I just want to be able to quietly watch a band.
- Ritchie Blackmore

My gayness became quietly accepted and,
shock of all shocks, life went on.
- Lance Loud

I owe the public a good performance,
the best I can give.
We really bust our chops on 'CHiPs' but when I go home and get a weekend off,
I want to spend it quietly, with my lady.
- Larry Wilcox

The important thing is to know how to take all things quietly.
- Michael Faraday

Texas is OK if you want to settle down and do your own thing quietly,
but it's not for outrageous people, and I was always outrageous.
- Janis Joplin

When we lose our liberties, it does not happen in one dramatic moment,
but gradually and quietly.
- John E. Moss

There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things,
quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people,
or delusions of superiority.
- Charles Kuralt

Our essential differences from the norm are both huge
and deeply offensive to those among us who wish to
be quietly integrated into society without particular reference to our nature.
- Malcolm Boyd

I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly.
- Catherine II


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