1. Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.

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  2. Clearly older women and especially older women who have led an active life or elder women who successfully maneuver through their own family life have so much to teach us about sharing, patience, and wisdom.

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  3. I think us here to wonder, myself. To wonder. To ask. And that in wondering bout the big things and asking bout the big things, you learn about the little ones, almost by accident. But you never know nothing more about the big things than you start out with. The more I wonder, the more I love.

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  4. The animals of the planet are in desperate peril... Without free animal life I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen.

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  5. There's an ecstatic side to writing. It's like jazz. It just has a life.

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  6. Life is abundant, and life is beautiful. And it's a good place that we're all in, you know, on this earth, if we take care of it.

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  7. In South Korea, they believe that when you turn 60, you've become a baby again and the rest of your life should be totally about joy and happiness, and people should leave you alone, and I just think that that's the height of intelligence.

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  8. People tend to think that life really does progress for everyone eventually, that people progress, but actually only some people progress. The rest of the people don't.

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  9. If you want to have a life that is worth living, a life that expresses your deepest feelings and emotions and cares and dreams, you have to fight for it.

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  10. Even with all of the things that are so awful, if you walk into your yard and stay there looking at almost anything for five minutes, you will be stunned by how marvelous life is and how incredibly lucky we are to have it.

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The complete list of 509 Alice Walker sayings