I am not lesbian, I am not bisexual, I am not straight. I am just curious.
Surely the earth can be saved by all the people who insist on love.
I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.
You can't truly have an open heart until it's been broken.
You must learn to love only that which cannot be stolen.
Anything we love can be saved.
In our particular society, it is the narrowed and narrowing view of life that often wins.
Progress' affects few. Only revolution can affect many.
Be an outcast. Be pleased to walk alone.
A grown child is a dangerous thing.
My work is about my life, and what I want to do with it.
We must, I believe, start teaching our children the sanity of nonviolence much earlier.
My life is not to be somebody else's impact.
Being happy is not the only happiness.
The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account.
There's an ecstatic side to writing. It's like jazz. It just has a life.
Propaganda is amazing, people can be led to believe anything.
My parents taught me service- not by saying, but by doing. That was my culture, the culture of my family.
I'm the kind of woman that likes to enjoy herselves in peace.
How sad now never to see men holding hands, while everywhere one looks they are holding guns.
The protection of evil must be the most self- destructive job.
When the ax came into the forest the trees said the handle is one of us.
Those in power must spend a lot of their time laughing at us.
Resistance is the secret of joy!
I'm mad about the waste that happens when people who love each other can't even bring themselves to talk.
A burnt finger remember the fire.
Listen, God loves everything you love, and a mess of stuff you don't.
Books became my world because the world I was in was very hard.
To know is to exist; to exist is to be involved, to move about, to see the world with my own eyes.
Freedom, after all, is like love: the more you give to others, the more you have.
Expecting anything, living frugally in surprise.
In every life there comes a point when you have to make a decision about how you will live.
Love likes to extend itself. If you receive it in a book- or however you get it - then your duty is to extend it beyond.
It is natural to want to have a future.- life I think America has always been polarized. It's a racist country and it has always been.
As I get older, I realize that the thing I value the most is good heartedness.
Some people don't understand that it is the nature of the eye to have seen forever, and the nature of the mind to recall anything that was ever known.
The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate.
If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for.
Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence.
The infinite faith I have in people's ability to understand anything that makes sense has always been justified, finally, by their behavior.