Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Nikki Giovanni Quotes
"Ain't they got no shame."
"Everything will change. The only question is growing up or decaying."
"I really don't think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don't mind the failure but I can't imagine that I'd forgive myself if I didn't try."
"If you don't understand yourself you don't understand anybody else."
"Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts."
"Some say we are responsible for those we love. Others know we are responsible for those who love us."
"There're two people in the world that are not likeable: a master and a slave."
"We eat up artists like there's going to be a famine at the end."
"We love because it's the only true adventure."
"We write because we believe the human spirit cannot be tamed and should not be trained."
"You must invent your own games and teach us old ones how to play."