Listen, baby, people do funny things. Specially us. The cards are stacked against us and just trying to stay in the game, stay alive and in the game, makes us do funny things. Things we can't help. Things that make us hurt one another. We don't even know why.
("Song of Solomon")
More Quotes from Toni Morrison:Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all.
You already alone. If you want more alone, I can knock you into the middle of next week, and leave you there.
She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.
Let me tell you something. A man ain't a goddamn ax. Chopping, hacking, busting every goddamn minute of the day. Things get to him. Things he can't chop down because they're inside.
Everywhere, everywhere, children are the scorned people of the earth.
I wish IÆd a knowed more people. I would of loved æem all. If IÆd a knowed more, I would a loved more
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