If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it.
Quote by Toni Morrison
Toni Morrison Quotes
Somebody has to take responsibility for being a leader.
The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange...
All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where...
Everywhere, everywhere, children are the scorned people of the earth.
A lot of black people believe that Jews in this country have become white. They...
There is nothing of any consequence in education, in the economy, in city planning, in...
She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she...
In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate.
As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think.
I like marriage. The idea.
When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same.
Beloved, you are my sister, you are my daughter, you are my face; you are...
You need a whole community to raise a child. I have raised two children, alone.
If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet,...
Birth, life, and death -- each took place on the hidden side of a leaf
Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form.
I get angry about things, then go on and work.
Women's rights is not only an abstraction, a cause; it is also a personal affair....
Everything I've ever done, in the writing world, has been to expand articulation, rather than...
I think some aspects of writing can be taught. Obviously, you can't teach vision or...