Quotes by Toni Morrison

I'm a controversial figure. My friends either dislike me or hate me.

Toni Morrison

Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all.

Toni Morrison

She is a friend of my mind... The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.

Toni Morrison

Other Great Authors

The part can never be well unless the whole is well.

Saul Bellow

Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening.

Dorothy Sarnoff

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.


Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.

Charles Bukowski, From Betting on the Muse »

There never was a good war, or a bad peace.

Benjamin Franklin »

I see knowledge increasing and human power increasing. I see ever-increasing possibilities before life, And I see no limits set to it at all, Existence impresses me as a perpetual dawn. Our lives, as I apprehend, are great in expectations.

H. G. Wells »