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Living on borders and in margins, keeping intact one's shifting and multiple identity and integrity, is like trying to swim in a new element, an "alien" element.


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What we say and what we do ultimately comes back to us so let us own our responsibility, place it in our hands, and carry it with dignity and strength.



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Though we tremble before uncertain futures may we meet illness, death and adversity with strength may we dance in the face of our fears.

Though we tremble before uncertain futures may we meet illness, death and adversity with strength may we dance in the face of our fears.



I had to leave home so I could find myself, find my own intrinsic nature buried under the personality that had been imposed on me.

I had to leave home so I could find myself, find my own intrinsic nature buried under the personality that had been imposed on me.



I will have my voice: Indian, Spanish, white. I will have my serpent's tongue - my woman's voice, my sexual voice, my poet's voice. I will overcome the tradition of silence.

I will have my voice: Indian, Spanish, white. I will have my serpent's tongue - my woman's voice, my sexual voice, my poet's voice. I will overcome the tradition of silence.



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Nothing happens in the 'real' world unless it first happens in the images in our heads



I am playing with my Self, I am playing with the world's soul, I am the dialogue between my Self and el espiritu del mundo. I change myself, I change the world.

I am playing with my Self, I am playing with the world's soul, I am the dialogue between my Self and el espiritu del mundo. I change myself, I change the world.



I change myself, I change the world.

I change myself, I change the world.



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To survive the Borderlands you must live sin fronteras be a crossroads.





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This page presents the quote "Living on borders and in margins, keeping intact one's shifting and multiple identity and integrity, is like trying to swim in a new element, an &quot;alien&quot; element.". Author of this quote is Gloria E. Anzaldúa. This quote is about integrity, borders, margins, multiple, swim, justice, living on, trying, shifting,.