The best Quotes by bell hooks

The best Quotes by bell hooks

Gloria Jean Watkins (September 25, 1952 - December 15, 2021), better known by her pen name bell hooks, was an American author, theorist, educator, and social critic who was a Distinguished Professor in Residence at Berea College.

Living simply makes loving simple.
No black woman writer in this culture can write "too much". Indeed, no woman writer can write "too much". No woman has ever written enough.
Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.
Love is an action, never simply a feeling.
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?
Any society based on domination supports and condones violence.

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I grew up in Kentucky, but I did not grow up like that. I didn't have to shoot my dinner or anything.
I have never in my life seen a Kentuckian who didn’t have a gun, a pack of cards, and a jug of whiskey.
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You can't be an a-shole and a losing coach. In Kentucky, baby, winning cures all.
Opal Lowry in Hoops - Season 1 Episode 1
I was a very quiet, shy child. I grew up in a small town, Louisville, Kentucky, and there weren't too many Hawaiian-Filipino girls, so I stuck out like a sore thumb. I didn't look like everyone else and didn't feel I belonged... But these things only build character and make you stronger. It taught me to grow into the woman I was to become.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Kentucky - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Real loneliness is not necessarily limited to when you are alone.
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You mean well, but leave me be
Yes, I'm alone, but I'm alone and free
Elsa in Frozen -
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If we are all alone, then that's also somthing we have together.
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Because nothing sucks more than feeling all alone, no matter how many people are around.
J.D. in Scrubs - Season 2 Episode 18
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If no one in the entire world cared about you, did you really exist at all?
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The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.
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We enter the world alone and we leave it alone. And everything that happens in between, we owe it to our self to find a little company. We need help. We need support. Otherwise we're in it by our self. Strangers, cut off from each other and we forget just how connect we all are. So instead we choose love. We choose life and for a moment we feel just a little bit less alone.
Meredith Grey in Grey's Anatomy - Season 5 Episode 10
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I really think everyone should be important enough to just one other person on this freaking planet to be fought for. Even me. And nobody’s fighting for me. So I’m done.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022
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Juni 2024

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