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Nikki Giovanni Quotes
Brief author info: Nikki Giovanni (1943- ) American writer. Considered a leading voice in African American literature.
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Life is a process where people mix and match, fall apart and come back together.
One stands, in fact, in awe of the Constitution of the United States, though it is an idea and not quite a reality.
I'm glad I understand that while language is a gift, listening is a responsibility.
There are some things we do simply because the doing is a success.
Iife/personality must be taken as a total entity. All of your life is all of your life, and no one incident stands alone.
A lot of people refuse to do things because they don't want to go naked... . We as black people, we as people, we as the human species have got to get used to the fact we're not going to be right most of the time, not even when our intentions are good. We've got to go naked and see what happens.
Just as nature abhors a vacuum, humans resist change. Change will occur; vacuums will be filled.
When younger, I thought one of the particulars of being "Homo sapiens" was to communicate. I have not learned not to, though I am cautious when I try.
Educational progress is a national concern; education is a private one.
Death is a slave's freedom.
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
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Love is being stupid together.
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It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
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A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
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