220 quotes found by Alice Walker

Alice Walker
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
Alice Walker
#39;Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.
thankful  best  gratitude  # 424726
Alice Walker
Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.
Mom  mother  Greatest  # 424727
Alice Walker
Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself.
happiness  happy  Wait  # 424728
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.
life  dreams  living  # 424729
Alice Walker
I grew up in the South under segregation. So, I know what terrorism feels like - when your father could be taken out in the middle of the night and lynched just because he didn't look like he was in an obeying frame of mind when a white person said something he must do. I mean, that's terrorism, too.
mind  Said  Mean  # 424730
Alice Walker
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
friendship  friend  Grow  # 424731
Alice Walker
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
power  thinking  Common  # 424732
Alice Walker
Clearly older women and especially older women who have led an active life or elder women who successfully maneuver through their own family life have so much to teach us about sharing, patience, and wisdom.
women  life  wisdom  # 424733
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.
life  good  beautiful  # 424734
Alice Walker
Sexuality is one of the ways that we become enlightened, actually, because it leads us to self-knowledge.
Ways  Leads  sexuality  # 424735
Alice Walker
Propaganda is amazing. People can be led to believe anything.
Amazing  Led  Propaganda  # 424736
Alice Walker
I'm not lesbian; I'm not bisexual; I'm not straight. I'm just curious.
Lesbian  Straight  Bisexual  # 424737
Alice Walker
Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender.
feminist  Purple  # 424739
Alice Walker
Poetry is the lifeblood of rebellion, revolution, and the raising of consciousness.
poetry  revolution  rebellion  # 424740
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.
change  learn  enjoy  # 424742