Nikki Giovanni Quotes About Motherhood, Love, Race, Black -

Nikki Giovanni Quotes About Motherhood, Love, Race, Black

The American poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator Yolande Cornelia Nikki Giovanni Jr (born June 7, 1943). One of the best-known African-American poets in the world, her work covers themes ranging from race and social issues to children's literature and comprises anthologies, poetry recordings and nofiction essays.Nikki Giovanni Quotes About Motherhood, Love, Race, Black

Nikki Giovanni Quotes :

Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts.

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Everything will change. The only question is growing up or decaying.

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We eat up artists like there’s going to be a famine at the end.

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We write because we believe the human spirit cannot be tamed and should not be trained.

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I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don’t mind the failure but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try.

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Some say we are responsible for those we love. Others know we are responsible for those who love us.

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There’re two people in the world that are not likeable: a master and a slave.

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If you don’t understand yourself you don’t understand anybody else.

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You must invent your own games and teach us old ones how to play.

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We love because it’s the only true adventure.

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Sacred cows make very poor gladiators.

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Art is not for the cultivated taste. It is to cultivate taste.

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White people really deal more with God and black people with Jesus.

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If now isn’t a good time for the truth I don’t see when we’ll get to it.

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If I could come back as anything – I’d be a bird, first, but definitely the command key is my second choice.

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