QuotationsAlice Walker
Quotations Archive From all-creatures.org

This Quotations Archive contains words from famous and some not so famous people who have expressed a sense of love, compassion, and respect for all of God's creation: for people, for animals, and for the environment. They speak of our teaching methods and philosophy. They speak of a lifestyle of non-violence. They seek to eliminate cruelty and suffering. They seek to wake us up. They seek to give us hope.

Weeds by Mary T. Hoffman

Alice Walker
American author, activist, won National Book Award and first African-Woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Color Purple
(1944 - )

"The animals of the world exist for their own reasons, they were not created for men anymore than black people were created for whites or women for men."

“I know, in my soul, that to eat a creature who is raised to be eaten, and who never has a chance to be a real being, is unhealthy. It’s like... you’re just eating misery. You’re eating a bitter life.”

“For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged.”

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

“Activism is my rent for living on the planet.”

“Look closely at the present you are constructing: it should look like the future you are dreaming.”

“Horses make a landscape look beautiful.”


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