Best Quotes by Nikki Giovanni (Top 10)

  1. There is always something to do. There are hungry people to feed, naked people to clothe, sick people to comfort and make well. And while I don't expect you to save the world I do think it's not asking too much for you to love those with whom you sleep, share the happiness of those whom you call friend, engage those among you who are visionary and remove from your life those who offer you depression, despair and disrespect.
  2. I want to be clear about this. If you wrote from experience, you'd get maybe one book, maybe three poems. Writers write from empathy.
  3. Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts.
  4. We love because it's the only true adventure.
  5. Deal with yourself as a individual, worthy of respect and make everyone else deal with you the same way.
  6. Don't want to be near you for the thoughts we share but the words we never have to speak.
  7. Show me someone not full of herself and I'll show you a hungry person.
  8. A lot of people refuse to do things because they don't want to go naked, don't want to go without guarantee. But that's what's got to happen. You go naked until you die.
  9. I've not learned the acceptable way of saying you fascinate me...I've not even learned how to say I like you without frightening people away-
  10. If you don't understand yourself you don't understand anybody else.

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