Alice Walker Quotes

The sight of a Black nun strikes their sentimentality; and, as I am unalterably rooted in native ground, they consider me a work of primitive art, housed in a magical color; the incarnation of civilized, anti-heathenism, and the fruit of a triumphing idea.
Alice Walker (b. 1944), U.S. author. "The Diary of an African Nun," Freedomways (New York, Summer 1968).
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Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week.
Alice Walker (b. 1944), U.S. author, critic. "To the Editors of Ms. Magazine," In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens (1983).
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