Quotes By Toni Morrison [25 Quotes That Will Authorize Your Future]

Quotes by Toni Morrison

Looking For The Best Quotes Of Toni Morrison? Toni Morrison (born February 18, 1931 – died August 5, 2019, Ohio USA) is an award-winning American novelist, editor and professor. Her most important contributions to the literary world have been honored with various awards, including the most famous ‘Noble Prize’ and ‘Pulitzer Prize’.

Let’s take a look at Toni Morrison’s famous collection of 16 quotes and sayings that conveying a strong message about race, friendship, love and life. Check it out!

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  1. You wanna fly, you got to give up the thing that weighs you down.__ Quotes by Toni MorrisonQuotes by Toni Morrison
  2. “When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same.” — Toni Morrison
  3. “From my point of view, your life is already a miracle of chance waiting for you to shape its destiny.” — Toni Morrison
  4. “Intimacy is extremely important to me and I want it to be extremely important to the readers.” — Toni Morrison
  5. “Don’t beg anybody for anything, especially love.” — Toni Morrison
  6. “Misery don’t call ahead. That’s why you have to stay awake – otherwise it just walks on in your door.” — Toni Morrison
  7. “Love is never any better than the lover.” — Toni Morrison
  8. “The function of freedom is to free someone else.” — Toni Morrison
  9. “Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” — Toni Morrison
  10. “Not knowing it was hard; knowing it was harder” — Toni Morrison
  11. “I don’t know whether the bird you are holding is dead or alive, but what I do know is that it is in your hands. It is in your hands.” — Toni Morrison
  12. Make a difference about something other than yourselves.
  13. There is really nothing more to say-except why. But since why is difficult to handle, one must take refuge in how.
  14. As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think.
  15. I get angry about things, then go on and work.
  16. You need a whole community to raise a child. I have raised two children, alone.
  17. Somebody has to take responsibility for being a leader.__ Quotes by Toni Morrison
  18. I would solve a lot of literary problems just thinking about a character in the subway, where you can’t do anything anyway.
  19. If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.
  20. At some point in life the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to photograph, paint, or even remember it. It is enough.
  21. She is a friend of my mind. She gathered me, man. The pieces I am, she gathered them and gave them back to me in all the right order.
  22. Sweet, crazy conversations full of half sentences, daydreams and misunderstandings more thrilling than understanding could ever be.
  23. Love is or it ain’t. Thin love ain’t love at all.__ Quotes by Toni Morrison
  24. And I am all the things I have ever loved: scuppernong wine, cool baptisms in silent water, dream books and number playing.
  25. Anger … it’s a paralyzing emotion … you can’t get anything done. People sort of think it’s an interesting, passionate, and igniting feeling – I don’t think it’s any of that – it’s helpless … it’s absence of control – I have no use for it whatsoever.

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Thanks for reading my favorite 25 Quotes by Toni Morrison. I wish you a great year and hope you can find these quotes whenever you need a boost, so you can confidently crush every challenge or goal you set for yourself.

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