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#1. You want a real thing?" asked Alice. "I'll tell you a real one. You got anything left to you to love, anything at all, do it. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#2. Gimme hate, Lord," he whimpered. "I'll take hate any day. But don't give me love. I can't take no more love, Lord. I can't carry it ... It's too heavy. Jesus, you know, you know all about it. Ain't it heavy? Jesus? Ain't love heavy? - Author: Toni Morrison
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#3. Along with the idea of romantic love, she was introduced to another
physical beauty. Probably the most destructive ideas in the history of human thought. Both originated in envy, thrived in insecurity, and ended in disillusion. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#4. What kind of love is it that requires an angel and only an angel for its commitment? - Author: Toni Morrison
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#5. You looked at me then like you knew me, and I thought it really was Eden, and I couldn't take your eyes in because I was loving the hoof marks on your cheeks. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#6. And for a reason he still did not understand, he began to cry. Love plain, simple, and so fast it shattered him. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#7. I don't want to be free of you because I am alive only with you. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#8. My melancholy thoughts are back.
But I still love the idea of love. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#9. Love is divine only and difficult always. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#10. Wicked People Love Wickedly, Violent People Love Violently, Weak People Love Weakly, Stupid People Love Stupidly, But The Love Of A Free Man Is Never Safe ... - Author: Toni Morrison
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#11. I eat kung pao chicken like it's going out of style, but I'm pretty sure I don't have an Asian cell in my body. I love Toni Morrison novels although I'm not black. I'm straight and I'm happily married. The reason I work here is because I think you deserve that, too. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#12. Michael was a purveyor of exotics, a typical anthropologist, a cultural orphan who sought other cultures he could love without risk or pain. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#13. Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#14. I know it's trash: just another story made up to scare wicked females and correct unruly children. But it's all I have. I know I need something else. Something better. Like a story that shows how brazen women can take a good man down. I can hum to that. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#15. Nobody loved her and she wouldn't have liked it if they had, she considered love a serious disability. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#16. The best hiding place was love. Thus the conversion from pristine sadism to fabricated hatred, to fraudulent love. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#17. If they put an iron circle around your neck I will bite it away - Author: Toni Morrison
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#18. My children are delightful people, whom I would love even if they weren't my children. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#19. I've traveled. All over. I've never seen anything like you. How could anything be put together like you? Do you know how beautiful you are? Have you looked at yourself?'
'I'm looking now. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#20. Sethe, he says, "me and you, we got more yesterday than anybody. We need some kind of tomorrow."
He leans over and takes her hand. With the other he touches her face. "You your best thing, Sethe, You are." His holding fingers are holding hers.
"Me? Me? - Author: Toni Morrison
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#21. I didn't even know his name. And if I didn't know his name then there is nothing I did know and I have known nothing ever at all since the one thing I wanted was to know his name so how could he help but leave me since he was making love to a woman who didn't even know his name. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#22. It's a bad word, 'belong.' Especially when you put it with somebody you love ... You can't own a human being. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#23. Love just seems to make life not just livable, but a gallant, gallant event. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#24. Which was what love was: unmotivated respect. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#25. A twenty-year-old man so in love with his mother he gave up five years of Sabbaths just to see her sit down for a change - Author: Toni Morrison
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#26. You're in trouble,' she says, yawning. 'Deep, deep trouble. Can't rival the dead for love. Lose every time. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#27. To get to a place where you could love anything you chose
not to need permission for desire
well now _that_ was freedom. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#28. When they fall in love with a city, it is for forever and it is like forever. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#29. Guileless and without vanity,we were still in love with ourselves then. We felt comfortable in our own skins, enjoyed the news that our senses released to us, admired our dirt, cultivated our scars, and could not comprehend this unworthiness. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#30. Maybe that was love. Choking sounds and silence. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#31. But the picking out, the choosing. Don't ever think I fell for you, or fell over you. I didn't fall in love, I rose in it. I saw you and made up my mind. My mind. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#32. I took a couple of creative writing classes with Joyce Carol Oates at Princeton University, and in my senior year there, I took a long fiction workshop with Toni Morrison. I fell in love with it. - Author: Mohsin Hamid
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#33. I love Toni Morrison and Jeanette Winterson. 'The Passion' is my favourite book. - Author: Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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#34. They encouraged you to put some of your weight in their hands and soon as you felt how light and lovely it was, they studied your scars and tribulations ... - Author: Toni Morrison
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#35. Unless carefree, mother love was a killer. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#36. Love is never any better than the lover. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#37. He must rest his weight on his elbows when they make love, ostensibly to avoid hurting her breasts but actually to keep her from having to touch or feel too much of him. While - Author: Toni Morrison
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#38. We will be judged by how well we love. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#39. 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. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#40. He fell for an eighteen-year old girl with one of those deepdown spooky loves that made him so sad and happy he shot her just to keep the feeling going. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#41. I didn't fall in love, I rose in it. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#42. Don't love her too much. Don't. Maybe it's still in her the thing that makes it all right to kill her children. I have to tell her. I have to protect her. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#43. I can't tell you why I was in love with her. People didn't require that much as they do now. Folks were expected to be civilized to one another, honest, and - and clear. You relied on people being what they said they were, because there was no other way to survive. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#44. Hospitality is gold in this City; you have to be clever to figure out how to be welcoming and defensive at the same time. When to love something and when to quit. If you don't know how, you can end up out of control or controlled by some outside thing like that hard case last winter. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#45. Don't beg anybody for anything, especially love. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#46. We were two throats and one eye and we had no price. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#47. You don't have to love me but you damn well have to respect me. - Author: Toni Morrison
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