Floral Pattern
Floral Pattern

Super Quotes By Bell Hooks

I have always been   a flirt. My mother says whe I was a child, I used to stand outside the house   and just smile at everyone who walked by. Like, 'Please take me with you!'

There is no life   to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death.   Whether it's the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic   food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare,   life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism.

We judge on the   basis of what somebody looks like, skin color, whether we think they're   beautiful or not. That space on the Internet allows you to converse with   somebody with none of those things involved.

Since loving is   about knowing, we have more meaningful love relationships when we know each   other and it takes time to know each other.

For me,   forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people   accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with   their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?

What had begun as   a movement to free all black people from racist oppression became a movement   with its primary goal the establishment of black male patriarchy.

But love is really   more of an interactive process. It's about what we do not just what we feel.   It's a verb, not a noun.