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  1. Even the smallest victory is never to be taken for granted. Each victory must be applauded...

  2. When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

  3. If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive.

  4. I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.

  5. There are no new ideas. There are only new ways of making them felt.

  6. The failure of academic feminists to recognize difference as a crucial strength is a failure to reach beyond the first patriarchal lesson. In our world, divide and conquer must become define and empower.

  7. I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely hell.

  8. Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.

  9. The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference.

  10. and when we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard nor welcomed but when we are silent we are still afraid So it is better to speak remembering we were never meant to survive

  11. I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We've been taught that silence would save us, but it won't.

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    There is no such thing as a single-issues struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.

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Where is Audre Lorde from? Audre Lorde is American who said awesome wise words. Well-known and respected in American society for wise sayings. The following quotations and images represent the American nature embed in Audre Lorde's character.

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When was Audre Lorde birthday? Audre Lorde was born on October 16.

Who is Audre Lorde? Some facts about Audre Lorde from biography. Lorde's poetry was published very regularly during the 1960s — in Langston Hughes' 1962 New Negro Poets, USA; in several foreign anthologies; and in black literary magazines. During this time, she was politically active in civil rights, anti-war, and feminist movements. Her first volume of poetry,... Read more about Audre Lorde on Wikipedia or watch videos with quotes from Audre Lorde on YouTube. Browse a lot of books about Audre Lorde on Amazon to get more reference.


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