Quote of the Day
Authors Categories Blog Quote Maker Videos
 

Sonia Sanchez Quotes: I probably have not killed anyone in America because I write, I've maintained good controls over myself by writing.
         

I probably have not killed anyone in America because I write, I've maintained good controls over myself by writing.


Sonia Sanchez
Check all other quotes by Sonia Sanchez

Want to display this quote image on your website or blog? Simply copy and paste the below code on your website/blog.

Embed:

Format of this image is jpg. The width and height of image are 1200 and 630, repectively. This image is available for free to download.





Citation

Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:


Styles:

×

MLA Style Citation


"Sonia Sanchez Quotes." Quoteslyfe.com, 2024. Tue. 28 May. 2024. <https://www.quoteslyfe.com/quote/I-probably-have-not-killed-anyone-in-1066237>.





Check out


Other quotes of Sonia Sanchez


I cannot tell the truth about anything unless I confess being a student, growing and learning something new every day. The more I learn, the clearer my view of the world becomes.

I cannot tell the truth about anything unless I confess being a student, growing and learning something new every day. The more I learn, the clearer my view of the world becomes.



You can't have relationships with other people until you give birth to yourself.

You can't have relationships with other people until you give birth to yourself.



The most fundamental truth to be told in any art form, as far as Blacks are concerned, is that America is killing us.

The most fundamental truth to be told in any art form, as far as Blacks are concerned, is that America is killing us.



All poets, all writers are political. They either maintain the status quo, or they say, 'Something's wrong, let's change it for the better.'

All poets, all writers are political. They either maintain the status quo, or they say, 'Something's wrong, let's change it for the better.'



No. Don't never go looking for love girl. Just wait. It'll come. Like the rain fallin' from the heaven, it'll come. Just don't never give up on love.

No. Don't never go looking for love girl. Just wait. It'll come. Like the rain fallin' from the heaven, it'll come. Just don't never give up on love.



I shall become, I shall become a collector of me. And put meat on my soul.

I shall become, I shall become a collector of me. And put meat on my soul.



And I cried… for all of the women who stretched their bodies for civilizations, only to find ruins.

And I cried… for all of the women who stretched their bodies for civilizations, only to find ruins.



The black artist is dangerous. Black art controls the 'Negro's' reality, negates negative influences, and creates positive images.

The black artist is dangerous. Black art controls the 'Negro's' reality, negates negative influences, and creates positive images.



... in order to be a true revolutionary, you must understand love. Love, sacrifice, and death.

... in order to be a true revolutionary, you must understand love. Love, sacrifice, and death.



...I write to keep in contact with our ancestors and to spread truth to people.

...I write to keep in contact with our ancestors and to spread truth to people.





Other quotes you may like


As I'd seen over and again, people who see themselves as victims sometimes don't notice when they become oppressors.

As I'd seen over and again, people who see themselves as victims sometimes don't notice when they become oppressors.



I miss you something awful sometimes

I miss you something awful sometimes



Writing was far more of an art in the sports world than it is now.

Writing was far more of an art in the sports world than it is now.



You can feel good about failure. Failure means you did something. You finished the story even if it wasn't what you'd hoped. Failure means you're learning. Growing. Doing.

You can feel good about failure. Failure means you did something. You finished the story even if it wasn't what you'd hoped. Failure means you're learning. Growing. Doing.



Let the ground of all thy religious actions be obedience; examine not why it is commanded, but observe it because it is commanded. True obedience neither procrastinates nor questions.

Let the ground of all thy religious actions be obedience; examine not why it is commanded, but observe it because it is commanded. True obedience neither procrastinates nor questions.



When folks git ole en strucken wid de palsy, dey mus' speck ter be laff'd at.

When folks git ole en strucken wid de palsy, dey mus' speck ter be laff'd at.



Wait a minute, words in the prompter, script on my desk, vending machine upstairs out of Funyuns... the writers are back!

Wait a minute, words in the prompter, script on my desk, vending machine upstairs out of Funyuns... the writers are back!



We need to define gentrification as separate from the process of displacement.

We need to define gentrification as separate from the process of displacement.



Why the brevity? Because I'd rather people read my book twice than only half-way through

Why the brevity? Because I'd rather people read my book twice than only half-way through



The golf links lie so near the mill, That almost every day, The laboring children can look out, And watch the men at play

The golf links lie so near the mill, That almost every day, The laboring children can look out, And watch the men at play




Quote Description


This page presents the quote "I probably have not killed anyone in America because I write, I've maintained good controls over myself by writing.". Author of this quote is Sonia Sanchez. This quote is about writing, america,.