Audre Lorde Quotes.
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.
We are all in the process of becoming.
We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit because what was native has been stolen from us, the love of Black women for each other.
There are no new ideas. There are only new ways of making them felt.
Each time you love, love as deeply as if it were forever.
The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house.
Divide and conquer must become define and empower.
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.
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.
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.
I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.
Black women sharing close ties with each other, politically or emotionally, are not the enemies of Black men.
The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.
Life is very short and what we have to do must be done in the now.