|2403. We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do have language.
That may be the measure of our lives.|
Toni Morrison, 1931- Novelist and Nobel laureate
|2404. We traded in our drums for respectability, so now it's just words.|
George C. Wolfe, 1954- Dramatist and Producer
|2405. The novelist hasn't any right to inflict on the public his private ideas
on politics, religion, or race. If he wants to preach he should go on the pulpit.|
Frank Yerby, 1916-1991 Novelist
|2406. Float like a butterfly; sting like a bee.|
Muhammad Ali, 1942- Boxing champion
|2407. Take a day to heal from the lies you've told yourself and the ones that
have been told to you.|
Maya Angelou, 1928- Novelist and Poet
|2408. Living a life is like constructing a building: if you start wrong, you'll
Willie Body Jr., 1955- Businessperson and Builder and Developer
|2409. The determination to outwit one's situation means that one has no
models, only object lessons.|
James Baldwin, 1924-1987 Writer and Activist
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Publication information: Book title: African American Quotations. Contributors: Richard Newman - Author. Publisher: Oryx Press. Place of publication: Phoenix. Publication year: 1998. Page number: 381.
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