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Toni Morrison

1931 -
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"As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think. "
"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. "
"Everything I've ever done, in the writing world, has been to expand articulation, rather than to close it"
"I think some aspects of writing can be taught. Obviously, you can't teach vision or talent. But you can help with comfort"
"I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it. "
"I'm not entangled in shaping my work according to other people's views of how I should have done it"
"If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it"
"If you're going to hold someone down you're going to have to hold on by the other end of the chain. You are confined by your own repression"

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