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#1. Enough of passivity and passing time while waiting for the boy friend, the girl friend, the Goddess, or the Revolution. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#2. Wild tongues can't be tamed, they can only be cut out. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#3. Though we tremble before uncertain futures
may we meet illness, death and adversity with strength
may we dance in the face of our fears.
- Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#4. These my two hands / quick to slap my face / before others could slap it. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#5. But I'm more scared of not writing. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#6. The U.S.-Mexican border es un herida abierta where the Third World grates against the first and bleeds. And before a scab forms it hemorrhages again, the lifeblood of two worlds merging to form a third country - a border culture. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#7. We are taught that the body is an ignorant animal intelligence dwells only in the head. But the body is smart. It does not discern between external stimuli and stimuli from the imagination. It reacts equally viscerally to events from the imagination as it does to real events. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#8. A woman who writes has power, and a woman with power is feared. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#9. By writing I put order in the world, give it a handle so I can grasp it. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#10. Living in a state of psychic unrest, in a Borderland, is what makes poets write and artists create. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#11. Who is to say that robbing a people of its language is less violent than war? - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#12. The act of writing is the act of making soul, alchemy. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#13. The world I create in writing compensates for what the real world does not give me. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#14. An image is a bridge between evoked emotion and conscious knowledge; words are the cables that hold up the bridge. Images are more direct, more immediate than words, and closer to the unconscious. Picture language precedes thinking in words; the metaphorical mind precedes analytical consciousness. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#15. In trying to become 'objective,' Western culture made 'objects' of things and people when it distanced itself from them, thereby losing 'touch' with them. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#16. I am playing with my Self, I am playing with the world's soul, I am the dialogue between my Self and el espiritu del mundo. I change myself, I change the world. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#17. We're afraid the others will think we're agringadas because we don't speak Chicano Spanish. We oppress each other trying to out-Chicano each other, vying to be "real" Chicanas, to speak like Chicanos. There is no one Chicano language just as there is no one Chicano experience. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#18. As a lesbian I have no face, my own people disclaim me; but I am all races because there is the queer of me in all races. - Author: Gloria Anzaldua
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#19. I can't seem to stay out of my own way. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#20. Living on borders and in margins, keeping intact one's shifting and multiple identity and integrity, is like trying to swim in a new element, an 'alien' element. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#21. This land was Mexican once,
was Indian always
and is.
And will be again. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#22. To survive the Borderlands you must live sin fronteras be a crossroads. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#23. I preferred the world of imagination to the death of sleep - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#24. I am mad - but I choose this madness. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#25. I want the freedom to carve and chisel my own face, to staunch the bleeding with ashes, to fashion my own gods out of my entrails ... - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#26. Caminante, no hay puentes, se hace puentes al andar.
(Voyager, there are no bridges, one builds them as one walks.) - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#27. Write in the kitchen, lock yourself up in the bathroom. Write on the bus or the welfare line, on the job or during meals. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#28. All reaction is limited by, and dependant on, what it is reacting against. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#29. Depression is useful. It signals that you need to make changes in your life, it challenges your tendency to withdraw, it reminds you to take action. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#30. I had to leave home so I could find myself, find my own intrinsic nature buried under the personality that had been imposed on me. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#31. I am visible-see this Indian face-yet I am invisible. I both blind them with my beak nose and am their blind spot. But I exist, we exist. They'd like to think I have melted in the pot. But I haven't. We haven't. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#32. Books saved my sanity, knowledge opened the locked places in me and taught me first how to survive and then how to soar. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#33. Maimed, mad, and sexually different people were believed to possess supernatural powers by primal cultures' magico-religious thinking. For them, abnormality was the price a person had to pay for her or his extraordinary gift. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#34. I change myself, I change the world. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#35. To separate from my culture (as from my family) I had to feel competent enough on the outside and secure enough inside to live life on my own. Yet in leaving home I did not lose touch with my origins because lo mexicano is in my system. I am a turtle, wherever I go I carry 'home' on my back. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#36. Do work that matters. Vale la pena - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#37. Write with your eyes like painters, with your ears like musicians, with your feet like dancers. You are the truthsayer with quill and torch. Write with your tongues of fire. Don't let the pen banish you from yourself. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#38. At some point, on our way to a new consciousness, we will have to leave the opposite bank, the split between the two mortal combatants somehow healed so that we are on both shores at once and, at once, see through serpent and eagle eyes.
Borderlands/La Frontera (1987) - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#39. What we say and what we do ultimately comes back to us so let us own our responsibility, place it in our hands, and carry it with dignity and strength. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#40. I am an act of kneading, of uniting and joining that not only has produced both a creature of darkness and a creature of light, but also a creature that questions the definitions of light and dark and gives them new meanings. - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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