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Collected Book Quotes: Tar Baby

People don’t mix races; they abandon them or pick them.” — “Tar Baby.” Toni Morrison “It was a silly age, twenty-five; too old for teenaged dreaming, too young for settling down. Every corner was a possibility...

Collected Book Quotes From: Sula

“ my lonely is mine. Now your lonely is somebody else’s. Made by somebody else and handed to you. Ain’t that something? A secondhand lonely.” — Sula Peace - Sula: Page 143 “The presence of evil...

Collected Quotes: Song of Solomon

“She needed what most colored girls needed: a chorus of mamas, grandmamas, aunts, cousins, sisters, neighbors, Sunday school teachers, best girl friends, and what all to give her strength life demanded of her and...

Collected Quotes: God Help The Child

Best Of “I’ll never forget it, and even if I tried to, the scars, let alone the same, wouldn’t let me.” —  “Bride.” God Help The Child - Page 29 “ my sex life became sort of...

Collected Quotes: The Bluest Eye

“He had been reared in a family proud of its academic accomplishments and its mixed blood-in fact, they believed the former was based on the latter. With the confidence born of a conviction...