A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves, a special kind of double.
Quote by Toni Morrison
I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it.
Women's rights is not only an abstraction, a cause; it is also a personal affair....
In becoming an American, from Europe, what one has in common with that other immigrant...
Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another.
In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate.
Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form.
I'm not entangled in shaping my work according to other people's views of how I...
The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange...
There is really nothing more to say-except why. But since why is difficult to handle,...
No one ever talks about the moment you found that you were white. Or the...
The loneliest woman in the world is the woman without a close woman friend.
I get angry about things, then go on and work.
As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think.
Make a difference about something other than yourselves.
If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet,...
My children are delightful people, whom I would love even if they weren't my children.
Some Native American writers enjoy being called Native American writers.
Nelson Mandela is, for me, the single statesman in the world. The single statesman, in...
There is nothing of any consequence in education, in the economy, in city planning, in...
It's been mentioned or suggested that Paradise will not be well studied, because it's about...