Audre Lorde Quotes

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"The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot." Audre Lorde
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"As we come to know, accept, and explore our feelings, they will become sanctuaries and fortresses and spawning grounds for the most radical and daring of ideas-the house of difference so necessary to change and the conceptualization of any meaningful action." Audre Lorde
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"Every woman I have ever loved has left her print upon me, where I loved some invaluable piece of myself apart from me--so different that I had to stretch and grow in order to recognize her. And in that growing, we came to separation, that place where work begins." Audre Lorde
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"Who I am is what fulfills me and what fulfills the vision I have of a world." Audre Lorde
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"I am very, very happy for Alice Walker." Audre Lorde
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"Art is not living. It is the use of living." Audre Lorde
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"Attend me, hold me in your muscular flowering arms, protect me from throwing any part of myself away." Audre Lorde
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"Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests." Audre Lorde
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"Black women sharing close ties with each other, politically or emotionally, are not the enemies of Black men." Audre Lorde
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"But the question is a matter of the survival and the teaching. That's what our work comes down to. No matter where we key into it, it's the same work, just different pieces of ourselves doing it." Audre Lorde
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"But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women." Audre Lorde
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"But, on the other hand, I get bored with racism too and recognize that there are still many things to be said about a Black person and a White person loving each other in a racist society." Audre Lorde
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"Each time you love, love as deeply as if it were forever." Audre Lorde
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"I can't really define it in sexual terms alone although our sexuality is so energizing why not enjoy it too?" Audre Lorde
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"I would like to do another piece of fiction dealing with a number of issues: Lesbian parenting, the 1960's, and interracial relationships in the Lesbian and Gay community." Audre Lorde
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"I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We've been taught that silence would save us, but it won't." Audre Lorde
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"I'm very excited about Kitchen Table. I think it's an important manifestation of what has to happen. We need to build our own institutions." Audre Lorde
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"In discussions around the hiring and firing of Black faculty at universities, the charge is frequently heard that Black women are more easily hired than are Black men." Audre Lorde
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"In other words, I would be giving in to a myth of sameness which I think can destroy us." Audre Lorde
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"In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction." Audre Lorde
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"It's a struggle but that's why we exist, so that another generation of Lesbians of color will not have to invent themselves, or their history, all over again." Audre Lorde
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