I would solve a lot of literary problems just thinking about a character in the subway, where you can't do anything anyway.
Quote by Toni Morrison
Toni Morrison Quotes
Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all.
Birth, life, and death -- each took place on the hidden side of a leaf
My children are delightful people, whom I would love even if they weren't my children.
I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women...
Nelson Mandela is, for me, the single statesman in the world. The single statesman, in...
If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet,...
Everybody gets everything handed to them. The rich inherit it. I don't mean just inheritance...
The body is ready to have babies. Nature wants it done then, when the body...
I'm always annoyed about why black people have to bear the brunt of everybody else's...
I like marriage. The idea.
When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same.
No one ever talks about the moment you found that you were white. Or the...
A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not...
The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange...
Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another.
Some Native American writers enjoy being called Native American writers.
Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form.
Women's rights is not only an abstraction, a cause; it is also a personal affair....
As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think.
I get angry about things, then go on and work.