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The Color Purple Quotes by Alice Walker

The Color Purple Quotes by Alice Walker-min

The Color Purple is an epistolary novel written by a great American author Alice Walker. It was first published in 1982 and it won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1983. 

This is one of the greatest feminist works of Alice Walker, this novel is about an uneducated African-American woman struggle who is being abused and she fought for woman empowerment. The book also shows the male-dominated society. In this novel, Walker highlights how males were dominated and abused their daughters and wives. They used to behave like an object with them. At that time females were also used to this kind of behavior.

Celie is the protagonist of the novel. She is a poor black woman who wrote a letter, which letters tell the story of 20 years of her life. At the age of 14, she is being abused and raped by her father. After that, she attempts to protect her sister from the same fate.

List of Best Quotes from The Color Purple Book:-

1. “I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.”

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― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

2. “I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it. People think pleasing God is all God cares about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

3. “I think us here to wonder, myself. To wonder. To ask. And that in wondering bout the big things and asking bout the big things, you learn about the little ones, almost by accident. But you never know nothing more about the big things than you start out with. The more I wonder, the more I love.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

4. “Time moves slowly, but passes quickly.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

5. “Everything wants to be loved. Us sing and dance and holler, just trying to be loved.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

6. “People think pleasing God is all God care about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back.”

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― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

7. “The more I wonder, the more I love.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple
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8. “A grown child is a dangerous thing.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

9. “Everything wants to be loved.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

10. “I’m pore, I’m black, I may be ugly and can’t cook, a voice says to everything listening. But I’m here.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

11. “Why any woman gives a shit what people think is a mystery to me.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

12. “Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

13. “Every time I conjure up a rock, I throw it.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

14. “I believe God is everything, say Shug. Everything that is or ever was or ever will be. And when you can feel that, and be happy to feel that, you’ve found It.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

15. “God is different to us now, after all these years in Africa. More spirit than ever before, and more internal. Most people think he has to look like something or someone- a roofleaf or Christ- but we don’t. And not being tied to what God looks like, frees us.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

16. “Just cause I love her don’t take away none of her rights.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

17. “I love his dear eyes in which the vulnerability and beauty of his soul can be plainly read.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

18. “If she come, I be happy. If she don’t, I be content.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

19. “Sofia the kind of woman no matter what she have in her hand she make it look like a weapon.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

20. “We all have to start somewhere if us want to do better, an d out of self is what us have to hand”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

21. “I try to teach my heart not to want nothing it can’t have.”

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― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

22. “She look so stylish it like the trees all round the house draw themself up tall for a better look.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

23. “I can’t fix my mouth to say how I feel.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

24. “Let ’im hear me, I say. If he ever listened to poor colored women the world would be a different place, I can tell you.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

25. “She look like she ain’t long for this world but dressed well for the next.”

― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

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Wrapping Up

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