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Quotes By Audre Lorde

Nationality
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DOB
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18-02-1934
DOD
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17-11-1992

Poet Audre Lorde was born on 18th February 1934 AD. An American citizen, Audre Lorde was born in United States. He was also called Audre Geraldine Lorde. Audre Geraldine Lorde was 58 years old when he died on 17th November 1992 AD. In his life Audre Geraldine Lorde was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.

- Our Dead Behind Us: Poems , Audre Lorde

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

- Audre Lorde

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.

- Audre Lorde

I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised.

- Audre Lorde

The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house.

- Audre Lorde

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

- Audre Lorde

Life is very short and what we have to do must be done in the now.

- Audre Lorde

The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.

- Audre Lorde

Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests.

- Audre Lorde

I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.

- Audre Lorde

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.

- Zami: A New Spelling of My Name , Audre Lorde

When I use my strength in the service of my vision it makes no difference whether or not I am afraid.

- Audre Lorde

When we create out of our experiences, as feminists of color, women of color, we have to develop those structures that will present and circulate our culture.

- Audre Lorde

When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.

- Audre Lorde

The quality of light by which we scrutinize our lives has direct bearing upon the product which we live, and upon the changes which we hope to bring about through those lives.

- Audre Lorde

The sixties were characterized by a heady belief in instantaneous solutions.

- Audre Lorde

In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction.

- Audre Lorde

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