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Alice Walker

Alice Malsenior Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and activist. She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple (1982) for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She also wrote Meridian and The Third Life of Grange Copeland, among other works

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Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make you ...

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No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.

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Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.

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In search of my mother's garden, I found my own.

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War contributes greatly to global warming, which shouldn't surprise us. All those bombs going off, a ...

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In South Korea, they believe that when you turn 60, you've become a baby again and the rest of your ...

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Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week.

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It is justice and respect that I want the world to dust off and put - without delay, and with tender ...

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The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.

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I think 'The Color Purple' is so bursting with love, the need for connection, the showing of the nee ...

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When I joined the freedom movement in Mississippi in my early 20s, it was to come to the aid of shar ...

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I met Howard Zinn in 1961, my first year at Spelman College in Atlanta. He was the tall, rangy, good ...

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Many readers fail to realize this, but 'The Color Purple' is a theological text. It is about the rec ...

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This is a wonderful planet, and it is being completely destroyed by people who have too much money a ...

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Human beings may well be unable to break free of the dictatorship of greed that spreads like a miasm ...

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