Cherrie Moraga Quotes.
we have let rhetoric do the job of poetry.
To assess the damage is a dangerous act.
Sometimes a breakdown can be the beginning of a kind of breakthrough, a way of living in advance through a trauma that prepares you for a future of radical transformation.
Spirituality which inspires activism and, similarly, politics which move the spirit – which draw from the deep-seated place of our greatest longings for freedom – give meaning to our lives.
In 1984, I turned to theater in the hopes of finding a more direct form of communication between me and my people.
The passage is through, not over, not by, not around but through.
Smell remembers and tells the future. … Smell is home or loneliness. Confidence or betrayal. Smell remembers.
Third World feminism is about feeding people in all their hungers.
But it is not really difference the oppressor fears so much as similarity.
The revolution begins at home.
The political writer, then, is the ultimate optimist, believing people are capable of change and using words as one way to try and penetrate the privatism of our lives.