Poverty without a people's government looks like hopelessness, but to see poverty in organized communities is to see relief-in-progress.
A lot of artists say, I'm not political. People are afraid of this word.
People love to hear the mistakes you've made.
To my great surprise and pleasure, I have had dinner with most of the people living with whom I would like to have dinner.
White middle- and upper-class men have a longer journey to go than many people.
Why do we kill people who are killing people to show that killing people is wrong?
You just keep feeding hogwash to people, and pretty soon they'll eat it.
I like this life. I like it when it's hard, and I like it better when it's not, but I know you don't get the sweet part without the bitter.
My parents encouraged thought. You'll get through life better if you learn how to think.
The war on drugs is a war against the communities.
We who are interested in relative truth have to keep digging for it and not let ourselves be sucked under.
Part of keeping space open is not to try to choose a form - to spend more time thinking about content, and let form take care of itself.
Language is like songs, like food, like dance-it is the expression of what we think.
My creativity and my political work are linked. I don't do this work out of guilt or out of responsibility.
It is essential that men start being interested in and excited by how women think.