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Toni Morrison

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If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.

— Toni Morrison

#writing #want

A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves - a special kind of double.

— Toni Morrison


Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.

— Toni Morrison

#self #freedom

You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.

— Toni Morrison

#empowerment #flying #freedom #unburdening #weight

She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.

— Toni Morrison

#love #friendship

Sweet, crazy conversations full of half sentences, daydreams and misunderstandings more thrilling than understanding could ever be.

— Toni Morrison

#insanity #misunderstandings #sisters #crazy

Don't ever think I fell for you, or fell over you. I didn't fall in love, I rose in it.

— Toni Morrison


Definitions belong to the definers, not the defined.

— Toni Morrison


Like any artist without an art form, she became dangerous.

— Toni Morrison


What difference do it make if the thing you scared of is real or not?

— Toni Morrison

#inspiration #inspirational

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In 1993 Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. In May 2006 The New York Times Book Review named Beloved the best American novel publiToni Morrisond in the previous twenty-five years. I have no idea what his real instincts are in terms of race.

Toni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford; February 18 1931) is an American novelist editor and professor. She won the Nobel Prize in 1993 and the Pulitzer Prize in 1988 for Beloved. She also was commissioned to write the libretto for a new opera Margaret Garner first performed in 2005.

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