As a black woman, my politics and political affiliation are bound up with and flow from participation in my people's struggle for liberation, and with the fight of oppressed people all over the world against American imperialism.
Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources
Music has a poetry of its own, and that poetry is called melody.
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They are good for nothing but to inspire. I had better never see a book than be warped by its attraction clean out of my own orbit, and made a satellite instead of a system.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred.
I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form, but as a medium of information.
Men must be capable of imagining and executing and insisting on social change if they are to reform or even maintain civilization, and capable too of furnishing the rebellion which is sometimes necessary if society is not to perish of immobility.
The difference between mind and brain is not a difference of quality, but a difference of arrangement. It is like the difference between arranging people in geographical order or in alphabetical order, both of which are done in the post office direct
I don't know how it is for women or for other guys, but when I was young and in my 20s, I had a fear of marriage.
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
I think especially in a world where you have so little say about what goes on in your life, or in the politics of the world around you, it is wonderful to go into that studio, and tell yourself what to do.
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