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Alice Walker

Data urodzenia:9. Luty 1944
Natępne imiona:ਅਲਾਇਸ ਵਾਕਰ,آلیس واکر,ಆಲಿಸ್ ವಾಕರ್

Alice Malsenior Walker – pisarka amerykańska pochodzenia afrykańskiego, czirokeskiego i szkocko-irlandzkiego, aktywistka i feministka.

Urodziła się w Eatonton w Georgii. Jej powieść Kolor purpury zdobyła Nagrodę Pulitzera oraz American Book Award.

Walker była również redaktorką Ms. Magazine. Jej artykuł z 1975 roku przyczynił się do ponownego zainteresowania twórczością innej czarnoskórej pisarki Zory Neale Hurston.

Walker jest również aktywistką polityczną. W 1996 skierowała do prezydenta Billa Clintona protest w sprawie embargo nałożonego na Kubę. Jest wegetarianką.

Cytaty Alice Walker


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pisarka amerykańska 1944
„Pacyfista umiera zawsze pokojowo, po cichu, aby zrobic miejsce tym, którzy krzyczą.“ Źródło: Lucinda Hawksley, Alice Walker w: 501 wielkich pisarzy pod red. Juliana Patricka, tłum. Hanna Pawlikowska-Gannon, Julita Degórska, Małgorzata Koenig, wyd. MWK, Warszawa 2009, s. 587.

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pisarka amerykańska 1944
„Zwierzęta istnieją dla siebie samych. Nie stworzono ich dla ludzi, tak samo jak czarnych nie stworzono dla białych, a kobiet dla mężczyzn.“ Źródło: [http://books. google. com/books? ei=je4zTPjrBcmTnQfXmMCLBA&ct=result&id=8u_tAAAAMAAJ&dq=dreaded+comparison+%22exist+for+their+own%22&q=%22exist+for+their+own%22 The Dreaded Comparison: Animal Slavery and Human Slavery]





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American author and activist 1944
„Hard times require furious dancing. Each of us is proof.“ Hard Times Require Furious Dancing: New Poems




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American author and activist 1944
„HELPED are those who are content to be themselves; they will never lack mystery in their lives and the joys of self-discovery will be constant.
HELPED are those who love the entire cosmos rather than their own tiny country, city, or farm, for to them will be shown the unbroken web of life and the meaning of infinity.
HELPED are those who live in quietness, knowing neither brand name nor fad; they shall live every day as if in eternity, and each moment shall be as full as it is long.
HELPED are those who love others unsplit off from their faults; to them will be given clarity of vision.
HELPED are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception, and realize an partnership in the creation of the Universe that keeps them responsible and cheerful.
HELPED are those who love the Earth, their mother, and who willingly suffer that she may not die; in their grief over her pain they will weep rivers of blood, and in their joy in her lively response to love, they will converse with the trees.
HELPED are those whose ever act is a prayer for harmony in the Universe, for they are the restorers of balance to our planet. To them will be given the insight that every good act done anywhere in the cosmos welcomes the life of an animal or a child.
HELPED are those who risk themselves for others' sakes; to them will be given increasing opportunities for ever greater risks. Theirs will be a vision of the word in which no one's gift is despised or lost.
HELPED are those who strive to give up their anger; their reward will be that in any confrontation their first thoughts will never be of violence or of war.
HELPED are those whose every act is a prayer for peace; on them depends the future of the world.
HELPED are those who forgive; their reward shall be forgiveness of every evil done to them. It will be in their power, therefore, to envision the new Earth.
HELPED are those who are shown the existence of the Creator's magic in the Universe; they shall experience delight and astonishment without ceasing.
HELPED are those who laugh with a pure heart; theirs will be the company of the jolly righteous.
HELPED are those who love all the colors of all the human beings, as they love all the colors of the animals and plants; none of their children, nor any of their ancestors, nor any parts of themselves, shall be hidden from them.
HELPED are those who love the lesbian, the gay, and the straight, as they love the sun, the moon, and the stars. None of their children, nor any of their ancestors, nor any parts of themselves, shall be hidden from them.
HELPED are those who love the broken and the whole; none of their children, nor any of their ancestors, nor any parts of themselves, shall be hidden from them.
HELPED are those who do not join mobs; theirs shall be the understanding that to attack in anger is to murder in confusion.
HELPED are those who find the courage to do at least one small thing each day to help the existence of another--plant, animal, river, or human being. They shall be joined by a multitude of the timid.
HELPED are those who lose their fear of death; theirs is the power to envision the future in a blade of grass.
HELPED are those who love and actively support the diversity of life; they shall be secure in their differences.
HELPED are those who KNOW.“