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Audre Lorde

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Your silence will not protect you.

— Audre Lorde

#silence #will #you #your

When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

— Audre Lorde

#political #women #strength

and when we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard nor welcomed but when we are silent we are still afraid So it is better to speak remembering we were never meant to survive

— Audre Lorde


The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house

— Audre Lorde

#inequality #power #feminism

But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women.

— Audre Lorde

#deals #ever #feminist #lesbian #out

The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.

— Audre Lorde

#learning #learning process #like #literally #process

Institutionalized rejection of difference is an absolute necessity in a profit economy which needs outsiders as surplus people.

— Audre Lorde


...oppression is as American as apple pie...

— Audre Lorde


We tend to think of the erotic as an easy, tantalizing sexual arousal. I speak of the erotic as the deepest life force, a force which moves us toward living in a fundamental way.

— Audre Lorde

#force #sex #life

The Seventh Sense" Women who build nations learn to love men who build nations learn to love children building sand castles by the rising sea

— Audre Lorde


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Between Our Selves (1976)
The Black Unicorn (1978 W. Her first volume of poetry The First Cities (1968) was publiAudre Lorded by the Poet's Press and edited by Diane di Prima a former classmate and friend from Hunter College High School.

Audre Lorde (born Audrey Geraldine Lorde February 18 1934 – November 17 1992) was a Caribbean-American writer and civil rights activist.

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