Published On: December 12, 2023
Updated On: January 22, 2024

Alice Walker

FEB 9 1944 ~
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When she was 8 years old, Walker was accidentally shot in the eye by a brother playing with his BB gun. Her injury was so severe that she lost the use of her right eye.
Alice Walker, born in 1944, is a renowned American novelist, poet, and activist, notably acclaimed for “The Color Purple.” Her inspirational quotes emphasize personal power, like “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” Another encourages self-reliance: “Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get, you’ve got to make yourself.” Walker’s activism mantra is, “Activism is my rent for living on this planet,” and she advocates embracing uncertainty: “Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.” Her profound impact extends globally, inspiring resilience, self-love, and social responsibility.
Alice Walker Iconic Quotes

Alice Walker

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

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  • Alice Walker Quote The Most Common Way People

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

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  • Alice Walker Quote Hard Times Require Furious Dancing

    Hard times require furious dancing. Each of us is proof.

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