Audre Lorde Quotes

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"It's possible to take that as a personal metaphor and then multiply it to a people, a race, a sex, a time. If we can keep this thing going long enough, if we can survive and teach what we know, we'll make it." Audre Lorde
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"Only by learning to live in harmony with your contradictions can you keep it all afloat." Audre Lorde
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"Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before." Audre Lorde
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"The failure of academic feminists to recognize difference as a crucial strength is a failure to reach beyond the first patriarchal lesson. In our world, divide and conquer must become define and empower." Audre Lorde
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"The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house." Audre Lorde
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"The sixties were characterized by a heady belief in instantaneous solutions." Audre Lorde
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"There are lesbians, God knows... if you came up through lesbian circles in the forties and fifties in New York... who were not feminist and would not call themselves feminists." Audre Lorde
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"There's always someone asking you to underline one piece of yourself - whether it's Black, woman, mother, dyke, teacher, etc. - because that's the piece that they need to key in to. They want to dismiss everything else." Audre Lorde
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"When I dare to be powerful - to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid." Audre Lorde
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"When I use my strength in the service of my vision it makes no difference whether or not I am afraid." Audre Lorde
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"When we create out of our experiences, as feminists of color, women of color, we have to develop those structures that will present and circulate our culture." Audre Lorde
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"You know how fighting fish do it? They blow bubbles and in each one of those bubbles is an egg and they float the egg up to the surface. They keep this whole heavy nest of eggs floating, and they're constantly repairing it. It's as if they live in both elements." Audre Lorde
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"Part of the lesbian consciousness is an absolute recognition of the erotic within our lives and, taking that a step further, dealing with the erotic not only in sexual terms." Audre Lorde
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