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Sonia Sanchez Quotes: I write to tell the truth about the black condition as I see it. Therefore, I write to offer a black woman's view of the world.
         

I write to tell the truth about the black condition as I see it. Therefore, I write to offer a black woman's view of the world.


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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.





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Life wants you to know that people are more important than things.

Life wants you to know that people are more important than things.



We won a contest at the teen fair in Vancouver and the first prize was a recording contract and we recorded at a radio station on the stairway, and we did a record and it got put out.

We won a contest at the teen fair in Vancouver and the first prize was a recording contract and we recorded at a radio station on the stairway, and we did a record and it got put out.



I believe that every artist has his or her own vision of the world; our job as artists is to find and express that vision. The most important thing is to keep exploring, yourself and your materials.

I believe that every artist has his or her own vision of the world; our job as artists is to find and express that vision. The most important thing is to keep exploring, yourself and your materials.



Bells call others, but themselves enter not into the Church.

Bells call others, but themselves enter not into the Church.



Let the erring sisters depart in peace; the idea of getting up a civil war to compel the weaker States to remain in the Union appears to us horrible to the last degree.

Let the erring sisters depart in peace; the idea of getting up a civil war to compel the weaker States to remain in the Union appears to us horrible to the last degree.



I don't judge people by their accent, or how they word things, or how grammatically correct their speech is. Some of the smartest men in the world couldn't spell. I judge a person by their character.

I don't judge people by their accent, or how they word things, or how grammatically correct their speech is. Some of the smartest men in the world couldn't spell. I judge a person by their character.



Poverty often hides her charms under an ugly mask; yet thousands have been forced into greatness by their very struggle to keep the wolf from the door.

Poverty often hides her charms under an ugly mask; yet thousands have been forced into greatness by their very struggle to keep the wolf from the door.



Edward stretched out his arm, his hand curled into a fist. Seth grinned, revealing the long row of dagger teeth, and bumped his nose against Edward's hand. "Nice teamwork," Edward murmured.

Edward stretched out his arm, his hand curled into a fist. Seth grinned, revealing the long row of dagger teeth, and bumped his nose against Edward's hand. "Nice teamwork," Edward murmured.



The only difference between an extraordinary life and an ordinary one is the extraordinary pleasures you find in ordinary things.

The only difference between an extraordinary life and an ordinary one is the extraordinary pleasures you find in ordinary things.




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