"Never be the only one, except, possibly, in your own home."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Alice Walker on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Alice Walker on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Alice Walker on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Alice Walker on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Alice Walker on Robert Frost
"Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book, If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for."
"'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding."
"As you know from school, it's when you have not prepared for the test that you have the fear of failing. And if you have prepared, even if you fail, you've done your best."
"As an elder of the Americas and of the rest of the planet, it is my responsibility to care for and protect, to the best of my ability, the young."
"I can be almost terminally grief-stricken because things are so dire, but at the same time, there's a real lightheartedness about just the recoverability of life, of how things change, how they're not the same, ever again."