35 Inspirational Alice Walker Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Alice Walker Quotes On Success

Alice Malsenior Tallulah-Kate Walker is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and social activist. In 1982, she published the novel The Color Purple, for which she won the National Book Award for hardcover fiction, and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She also wrote the novels Meridian (1976) and The Third Life of Grange Copeland (1970). An avowed feminist, Walker coined the term womanist to mean “A black feminist or feminist of color” in 1983. May these Alice Walker Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Writing about people helps us to understand them, and understanding them helps us to accept them as part of ourselves.” Alice Walker

2. “Anything we love can be saved.” Alice Walker

3. “People who work hard often work too hard. May we learn to honor the hammock, the siesta, the nap and the pause in all its forms.” Alice Walker

4. “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. 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

5. “We are all substantially flawed, wounded, angry, hurt, here on Earth. But this human condition, so painful to us, and in some ways shameful- because we feel we are weak when the reality of ourselves is exposed- is made much more bearable when it is shared, face to face, in words that have expressive human eyes behind them.” Alice Walker

6. “We are the ones we have been waiting for.” Alice Walker

7. “Wherever I have knocked, a door has opened. Wherever I have wandered, a path has appeared.” Alice Walker

8. “It just seems clear to me that as long as we are all here, it’s pretty clear that the struggle is to share the planet, rather than divide it.” Alice Walker

9. “Human compassion is equal to human cruelty, and it is up to each of us to tip the balance.” Alice Walker

10. “As I get older, I realize that the thing I value the most is good-heartedness.” Alice Walker

11. “‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.” Alice Walker

12. “It has become a common feeling, I believe, as we have watched our heroes falling over the years, that our own small stone of activism, which might not seem to measure up to the rugged boulders of heroism we have so admired, is a paltry offering toward the building of an edifice of hope. Many who believe this choose to withhold their offerings out of shame. This is the tragedy of the world. For we can do nothing substantial toward changing our course on the planet, a destructive one, without rousing ourselves, individual by individual, and bringing our small, imperfect stones to the pile.” Alice Walker

13. “Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future.” Alice Walker

14. “Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.” Alice Walker

15. “Whenever I have knocked, a door has opened. Wherever I have wandered, a path has appeared. I have been helped, supported, encouraged and nurtured by people of all races, creeds, colors and dreams.” Alice Walker

16. “Healing begins where the wound was made.” Alice Walker

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

18. “There is no graceful way to carry hatred.” Alice Walker

19. “the world has changed: it did not change without your prayers without your faith without your determination to believe in liberation and kindness, without your dancing through the years that had no beat.” Alice Walker

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

21. “A writer’s heart, a poet’s heart, an artist’s heart, a musician’s heart is always breaking. It is through that broken window that we see the world.” Alice Walker

22. “Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul.” Alice Walker

23. “You can’t truly have an open heart until it’s been broken.” Alice Walker

24. “Propaganda is amazing,
people can be led to believe anything.” Alice Walker

25. “Peace will come wherever it is sincerely invited.” Alice Walker

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

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

28. “Activism is the rent I pay for living on this planet.” Alice Walker Alice Walker

29. “If I could live as a tree, as a river, as the moon, as the sun, as a star, as the earth, as a rock, I would. Writing permits me to experience life as any number of strange creations.” Alice Walker

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

31. “I don’t need a certain number of friends, just a number of friends I can be certain of.” Alice Walker

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

33. “Every soul is to be cherished, every flower is to bloom.” Alice Walker

34. “In every life there comes a point when you have to make a decision about how you will live.” Alice Walker

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

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