Toni Morrison Quotes

11 November 2014

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.

11 November 2014

Women's rights is not only an abstraction, a cause; it is also a personal affair. It is not only about "us"; it is also about me and you. Just the two of us.

11 November 2014

New York is the last true city.

11 November 2014

What I think the political correctness debate is really about is the power to be able to define. The definers want the power to name. And the defined are now taking that power away from them.

11 November 2014

Bit by bit ... she had claimed herself. Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another.

11 November 2014

In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate.

11 November 2014

Like any artist with no art form, she became dangerous.

11 November 2014

At some point in life the world's beauty becomes enough. You don't need to photograph, paint or even remember it. It is enough.