Alice Walker

Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet, Political Activist

Birthday: February 9, 1944

Birthday: February 9, 1944

Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet, Political Activist


78 Greatest Quotes By Alice Walker

we are the ones we have been waiting for. Alice Walker
Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul. Alice Walker
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any. Alice Walker
I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it. Alice Walker
In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful. Alice Walker
I'm the most stubborn person I know. Alice Walker
Look closely at the present you are constructing: it should look like the future you are dreaming. Alice Walker
In search of my mother's garden, I found my own. Alice Walker
Animals can communicate quite well. And they do. And generally speaking, they are ignored. Alice Walker
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. Alice Walker
Time moves slowly, but passes quickly. Alice Walker
Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender. Alice Walker
It is important to remember yourself. Alice Walker
The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men. Alice Walker
Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister. Alice Walker
Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be. Alice Walker
If you want to have a life that is worth living, a life that expresses your deepest feelings and emotions and cares and dreams, you have to fight for it. Alice Walker
Activism is the rent I pay for living on this planet. Alice Walker
If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for. Alice Walker
I don’t need a certain number of friends, just a number of friends I can be certain of. Alice Walker
We have to wake up. We have to refuse to be a clone. Alice Walker
I think 'The Color Purple' is so bursting with love, the need for connection, the showing of the need for connection around the globe. Alice Walker
Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future. Alice Walker
Wherever I have knocked, a door has opened. Wherever I have wandered, a path has appeared. Alice Walker
Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself. Alice Walker
Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors. Alice Walker
Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it. Alice Walker
'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding. Alice Walker
Life is abundant, and life is beautiful. And it's a good place that we're all in, you know, on this earth, if we take care of it. Alice Walker
David Icke reminded me of Malcolm X. Alice Walker
Healing begins where the wound was made. Alice Walker
Poetry is the lifeblood of rebellion, revolution, and the raising of consciousness. Alice Walker
Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week. Alice Walker
The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate. Alice Walker
You must learn to love only that which cannot be stolen. Alice Walker
For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged. Alice Walker
The most important question in the world is, 'Why is the child crying?'. Alice Walker
Peace will come wherever it is sincerely invited. Alice Walker
The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account. Alice Walker
Human compassion is equal to human cruelty, and it is up to each of us to tip the balance. Alice Walker
The grace with which we embrace life, in spite of the pain, the sorrows, is always a measure of what has gone before. Alice Walker
When the ax came into the forest the trees said the handle is one of us. Alice Walker
If you're silent for a long time, people just arrive in your mind. Alice Walker
Helped are those who are content to be themselves; they will never lack mystery in their lives and the joys of self-discovery will be constant. Alice Walker
If you deny people their own voice, you'll have no idea of who they were. Alice Walker
We will be ourselves and free, or die in the attempt. Harriet Tubman was not our great-grandmother for nothing. Alice Walker
The fact is that when you do something from your heart, you leave a heart print. Alice Walker
We should learn to accept that change is truly the only thing that's going on always, and learn to ride with it and enjoy it. Alice Walker
We must, I believe, start teaching our children the sanity of nonviolence much earlier. Alice Walker
Surely the earth can be saved by all the people who insist on love. Alice Walker