Alice Walker Quotes.
Wish for nothing larger Than your own small heart.
I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.
Peace will come wherever it is sincerely invited.
Since the time of the witch burnings, the grandmothers and the healers and the midwives have been systematically targeted. And burned at the stake for hundreds of years, decimating whole communities.
Wherever I have knocked, a door has opened. Wherever I have wandered, a path has appeared.
I don’t know if I’ve ever cared much what others think.
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.
I love the natural world – it comes from my culture, which grew out of a people enslaved.
I cry so much less than I used to. I used to be one of the most teary people.
Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week.
I see myself in all the people in the world who are suffering and who are very badly treated and who are often made to feel that they have no place on this Earth.
My work is about my life, and what I want to do with it.
For a long time, I thought I was ugly and disfigured. This made me shy and timid, and I often reacted to insults that were not intended.
I try to teach my heart not to want things it can’t have.
I have fallen in love with the imagination. And if you fall in love with the imagination, you understand that it is a free spirit. It will go anywhere, and it can do anything.
If we want to fight people in the world, we should fight them with pillows – pillows stuffed with food, medicine, music… That would be so much cheaper than bombs.
I’m still living at least five parallel lives, honestly! I wonder about it. I have no idea how that happens.