Favorite Quotations ~† Alice Walker In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens

"Nature has created us with the capacity to know God, to experience God." ~ Alice Walker

Alice Walker

(Activism) pays the rent on being alive and being here on the planet. There are things that you really owe, I feel. The World Has Changed

Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week. ~ In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens

Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me. ~ The Color Purple

Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence. ~ Everyday Use

You know that you can't really make much of a difference in things until you change yourself. ~ Marry Your Muse

Womanist is to feminist as purple to lavender. ~ In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens

It's like Native American cultures, when you feel sick at heart, sick in soul, you do sand paintings. Or you make a basket. The thing is that you are focused on creating something. ~ The World Has Changed

Remember who we are. Precious. Radiant. Seen. Beloved.~ We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting for

This feeling of being loved and supported by the universe in general and by certain recognizable spirits in particular is bliss. ~ Living by the Word: Essays

For the world is not good enough--we must make it better. ~ In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens

In the far upper corner of my altar is a photo of Joan Crawford in her most fierce Mommy Dearest mode, just to remind me of some of the cost of everyone's hard-earned sweetness and light. surprise. ~ Cushion in the Road

The more I wonder... the more I love. ~ The Color Purple

How one lives is, after all, one of the rights left to the individual when and if one has the opportunity to choose. ~ In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens

Donít wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness youíve got to make yourself.