Toni Morrison on Anger
Anger … it’s a paralyzing emotion … you can’t get anything done. People sort of think it’s an interesting, passionate, and igniting feeling —- I don’t think it’s any of that —- it’s helpless … it’s absence of control —- and I need all of my skills, all of the control, all of my powers … and anger doesn’t provide any of that —-...
She knew that God tore down the old world every evening and built a new one by...– Zora Neale TEWWG. Brilliance and beauty in every word.
Alice Walker on Janie
I love the way Janie Crawford left her husbands the one who wanted to change her into a mule and the other who tried to interest her in being a queen. A woman, unless she submits, is neither a mule nor a queen though like a mule she may suffer and like a queen pace the floor
….being in love with a coward is exhausting.– Ola Ronke (via dreamhampton1)
That element of truth is that, because of sexism (as much as racism, generally,...– Alice Walker. Glory.
When I’m writing, I never feel lonely. In fact, I’m more likely to feel lonely,...– Dani Shapiro (via literary-labyrinth)
- Don’t say anything, because I see that you understand me, and I am...– Anais Nin (via Warsan Shire’s tumblr <3 )
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.– Oscar Wilde (via amindwithnoceiling)
Factsheet on Police Containment of and Violence in... →