"I like marriage. The idea."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Toni Morrison on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Toni Morrison on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Toni Morrison on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Toni Morrison on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Toni Morrison on Elbert Hubbard
"You need a whole community to raise a child. I have raised two children, alone."
"Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form."
"At some point in life the world's beauty becomes enough. You don't need to photograph, paint or even remember it. It is enough."
"There is nothing of any consequence in education, in the economy, in city planning, in social policy that does not concern black people."
"Women's rights is not only an abstraction, a cause it is also a personal affair. It is not only about us it is also about me and you. Just the two of us."