If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it
Quote by Toni Morrison
In becoming an American, from Europe, what one has in common with that other immigrant...
The body is ready to have babies. Nature wants it done then, when the body...
If you're going to hold someone down you're going to have to hold on by...
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...
Somebody has to take responsibility for being a leader.
I don't think a female running a house is a problem, a broken family. It's...
You need a whole community to raise a child. I have raised two children, alone.
I don't think anybody cares about unwed mothers unless they're black or poor. The question...
I always looked upon the acts of racist exclusion, or insult, as pitiable, from the...
When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same.
In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate.
Birth, life, and death -- each took place on the hidden side of a leaf
No one ever talks about the moment you found that you were white. Or the...
At some point in life the world's beauty becomes enough. You don't need to photograph,...
Too much tail. All that jewelry weighs it down. Like vanity. Can't nobody fly with...
One of my kids was born in 1968. There were going to be political difficulties,...
Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another.
I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it.
Make a difference about something other than yourselves.