Quote by Alice Walker : “My mother says I was w”

My mother says I was writing before I was crawling. I wrote in the dirt with a twig.

Quote by Alice Walker : “But then I go through “

But then I go through long periods where I don’t listen to things, usually when I’m working. In between the records and in between the writing I suck up books and music and movies and anything I can find.

Quote by Alice Walker : “Writing saved me from “

Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence.

Quote by Alice Walker : “I started out as a poe”

I started out as a poet. I’ve always been a poet since I was 7 or 8. And so I feel myself to be fundamentally a poet who got into writing novels.

Quote by Alice Walker : “I started writing as a”

I started writing as a child. But I didn’t think of myself actually writing until I was in college. And I had gone to Africa as a sophomore or something – no, maybe junior – and wrote a book of poems. And that was my beginning. I published that book.

Quote by Alice Walker : “I started out as a poe”

I started out as a poet. I’ve always been a poet since I was 7 or 8. And so I feel myself to be fundamentally a poet who got into writing novels.

Quote by Alice Walker : “I think writing really”

I think writing really helps you heal yourself. I think if you write long enough, you will be a healthy person. That is, if you write what you need to write, as opposed to what will make money, or what will make fame.

Quote by Alice Walker : “For me, writing has al”

For me, writing has always come out of living a fairly to-the-bone kind of life, just really being present to a lot of life. The writing has been really a byproduct of that.

Quote by Alice Walker : “I was brought up to tr”

I was brought up to try to see what was wrong and right it. Since I am a writer, writing is how I right it.

Quote by Alice Walker : “At Sarah Lawrence, I r”

At Sarah Lawrence, I realized that everybody was already what they were going to be. The painters were painting, the writers writing, the dancers dancing. And nobody wore any makeup. The art was uppermost.