Junot Diaz

“A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, because everything she does is golden. In my view, a writer is a writer because even when there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway.”

Muriel Fox

“Women and men have to fight together to change society – and both will benefit… Partnership, not dependence, is the real romance in marriage.”

Lucille Clifton

“Things don’t fall apart. Things hold. Lines connect in thin ways that last and last and lives become generations made out of pictures and words just kept.”