Inspirational Alice Walker Quotes

Alice Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American novelist. Below is a list of some Inspirational Alice Walker Quotes.

She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple (1982) for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Alice Walker Quotes
Alice Walker Quotes

Alice Walker Quotes

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”
― Alice Walker

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”
― Alice Walker

“Hard times require furious dancing. Each of us is proof.”
― Alice Walker

“People think pleasing God is all God cares about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back.”
― Alice Walker

“When the ax came into the forest the trees said the handle is one of us.”
― Alice Walker

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.”
― Alice Walker

“In search of my mother’s garden, I found my own.”
― Alice Walker

“Everything want to be loved. Us sing and dance and holler, just trying to be loved.”
― Alice Walker

“What the mind doesn’t understand, it worships or fears.”
― Alice Walker

“Activism is my rent for living on the planet.”
― Alice Walker

“What you hope for, you also fear. ”
― Alice Walker

“Horses make a landscape look beautiful.”
― Alice Walker

“Men make war to get attention. All killing is an expression of self-hate.”
Alice Walker

“The nature of this flower is to bloom.”
― Alice Walker

“Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.”
― Alice Walker

“Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn’t matter. I’m not sure a bad person can write a good book. If art doesn’t make us better, then what on earth is it for.”
― Alice Walker

“Everything want to be loved.”
― Alice Walker quotes

“The more I wonder, the more I love.”
― Alice Walker

“Time moves slowly, but passes quickly.”
― Alice Walker

“When life descends into the pit
I must become my own candle
Willingly burning my self
To light up the darkness around me.”
― Alice Walker

“I am an expression of the divine, just like a peach is, just like a fish is. I have a right to be this way…I can’t apologize for that, nor can I change it, nor do I want to.”
― Alice Walker

“I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.”
― Alice Walker

“Look closely at the present you are constructing: it should look like the future you are dreaming.”
― Alice Walker

“Even as I hold you, I am letting you go.”
― Alice Walker

“The world is changing. It is no longer a world just for boys and men.”
― Alice Walker

“I’m mad about the waste that happens when people who love each other can’t even bring themselves to talk.”
― Alice Walker

“Helped are those who are content to be themselves; they will never lack mystery in their lives and the joys of self-discovery will be constant.”
― Alice Walker quotes

“Have you ever found God in church? I never did. I just found a bunch of folks hoping for him to show. Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me. And I think all the other folks did too. They come to church to share God, not find God.”
― Alice Walker

“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.”
― Alice Walker

“In nature, nothing is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways and they’re still beautiful.”
― Alice Walker

“The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.”
― Alice Walker

“People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools. ”
― Alice Walker

“We will never have to be other than who we are in order to be successful…We realize that we are as ourselves unlimited and our experiences valid. It is for the rest of the world to recognize this, if they choose.”
― Alice Walker

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