Toni Morrison

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Toni Morrison said : “If there’s a [story] that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it” External link

mg Friday, August 23, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “Teaching is the second best thing to writing for me,” External link

bangordailynews Saturday, August 17, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “Universities play a powerful mnemonic role,” External link

bangordailynews Saturday, August 17, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “Teaching is the second best thing to writing for me,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, August 17, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “Universities play a powerful mnemonic role,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, August 17, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “I used to use music in my work as a reporter on TV, and as an entertainment manager I used to work with entertainers and manage bands. Music is a part of me,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 16, 2019 8:26:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “He never told us that he’d seen bodies. But he had seen them. And that was too traumatic, I think, for him” External link

thenewsnigeria Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “I am writing for black people in the same way that Tolstoy was not writing for me, a 14-year-old coloured girl from Lorain, Ohio,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, August 11, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “I can accept the labels because being a black woman writer is not a shallow place but a rich place to write from. It doesn’t limit my imagination; it expands it. It’s richer than being a white male writer because I know more and I’ve experienced more” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, August 11, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “I can accept the labels because being a black woman writer is not a shallow place but a rich place to write from. It doesn’t limit my imagination; it expands it. It’s richer than being a white male writer because I know more and I’ve experienced more” External link

nytimes Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it," External link

chesterfirst Friday, August 9, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “I can accept the labels because being a black woman writer is not a shallow place but a rich place to write from. It doesn’t limit my imagination; it expands it. It’s richer than being a white male writer because I know more and I’ve experienced more” External link

nytimes Friday, August 9, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

TheScotsman Friday, August 9, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that ... winning the [Nobel] prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

TheScotsman Friday, August 9, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “Being a black woman writer is not a shallow place but a rich place to write from,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 8, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “As if our lives had no meaning, no depth without the white gaze,” “I have spent my entire writing life trying to make sure that the white gaze was not the dominant one in any of my books” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, August 8, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “As if our lives had no meaning, no depth without the white gaze,” “I have spent my entire writing life trying to make sure that the white gaze was not the dominant one in any of my books” External link

680news Thursday, August 8, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "The truth I happen to be most interested in has to do with the nature of oppression, and how people survive it, or don't," "It's amazing to me, particularly for African-Americans, just amazing, that we're not all dead. That's a constant shocker" External link

CBSnews Thursday, August 8, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "As if our lives had no meaning, no depth without the white gaze," "I have spent my entire writing life trying to make sure that the white gaze was not the dominant one in any of my books" External link

startribune Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison says : “When the strength of a race depends on its beauty, when the focus is turned into how one looks, as opposed to what one is, then we are in trouble… the concept of physical beauty as a virtue , is one of the most pernicious and destructive ideas of the Western world, and we should have nothing to do with it” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 8, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "What I realize is that what every child really wants to know is do your eyes light up when I enter the room?" External link

seattlepi Thursday, August 8, 2019 2:07:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "What I realize is that what every child really wants to know is do your eyes light up when I enter the room?" External link

timescolonist Thursday, August 8, 2019 1:17:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “The real liberation was the kids, because their needs were simple,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 8, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison recalled : “You didn’t have to ask. Everybody, particularly those of us who were without … controlling males in our lives,” “It was a kind of singularity. That intimacy, that instinct, knowing exactly what a sister needed before she could even articulate it, was what was so important” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 8, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “What I realize is that what every child really wants to know is do your eyes light up when I enter the room?” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison dijo : "Me di cuenta de lo que todo niño quiere realmente saber es si tus ojos se iluminan cuando entran a tu cuarto" External link

wsoctv Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “What I realize is that what every child really wants to know is do your eyes light up when I enter the room?” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

13newsnow Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

13newsnow Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “What I realize is that what every child really wants to know is do your eyes light up when I enter the room?” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison says : "The scene is from the point of view of the children, so that you feel their pain, not just as little girls, but in a racial sense," External link

csmonitor Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison adds : "I want to see them from the inside," "This business of developing character, for me, is a long process . . . sort of like what an actor or actress does when they have a part to learn. . . . So I do that first and begin to imagine all sorts of things that I don't put in the book -- their shoe size and what kind of underwear they probably wear, what kind of deodorant they would use, and how they would do this or that. . . . Then I have them. Then they become alive, and the language becomes their language, their perceptions of what they see. . . . So I have to do that for each one" External link

csmonitor Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “Love is not a gift. It is a diploma” External link

fox2now Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:45:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison writes : “There is repetition of the grotesque in our history. And there is the miraculous walk of trees. The question is whether our walk is progress or merely movement” External link

newrepublic Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : ``Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,'' External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : ``I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,'' External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : ``The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,'' External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “I’m not a victim. I refuse to be one... if you can only be tall because somebody is on their knees, then you have a serious problem. And my feeling is that white people have a very, very serious problem and they should start thinking about what they can do about it. Take me out of it,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

chinabroadcast Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

clubofmozambique Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the [Nobel] prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

clubofmozambique Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

clubofmozambique Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

seattlepi Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “I am writing for black people in the same way that Tolstoy was not writing for me, a 14-year-old coloured girl from Lorain, Ohio,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, August 7, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 7, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

startribune Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

startribune Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “The difficulty for me in writing—among the difficulties—is to write language that can work quietly on a page for a reader who doesn’t hear anything,” External link

newrepublic Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:40:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

thespec Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

abc7ny Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

abc7ny Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : "I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous," "Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time" External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it," External link

worcesternews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:00:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : ``Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,'' External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : ``I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,'' External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : ``The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,'' External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

simcoe Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it," External link

click2houston Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “I’m already discredited, I’m already politicised, before I get out of the gate,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

timesofisrael Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

timesofisrael Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it," External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “There were no in-house editors who wrote fiction. Ed Doctorow quit. There was nobody else—no real buying, negotiating editor in trade who was also publishing her own novels,” External link

forbes Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “There were no in-house editors who wrote fiction. Ed Doctorow quit. There was nobody else—no real buying, negotiating editor in trade who was also publishing her own novels,” External link

forbes Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The Presidency is being stolen from us," External link

nbcnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison explained : "one of those singular moments that nations ignore at their own peril," External link

nbcnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison says : "It became exactly what I wanted the novel to do -- to recast the word, reshape it, and give it back its meaning, its original meaning, or complicate its meaning," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison explains : "Those places, by and large, collapsed for political reasons and economic reasons and mostly because African Americans didn't have to go there anymore," "They weren't limited, so I wanted to have that as the background, and then show the people in that family and how that movement of pre- during, and post-Civil Rights affected them in their personal relationships with each other" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison says : "Most of my writing about the black public, the black family, the black community is part of my life, but a lot of it was inquiry," "I never lived in a black neighborhood" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison says : "It's an odd situation to now, with an adult Slade, work on this with him," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "The truth I happen to be most interested in has to do with the nature of oppression, and how people survive it, or don't," "It's amazing to me, particularly for African-Americans, just amazing, that we're not all dead. That's a constant shocker" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

krqe Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

krqe Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

krqe Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

haaretz Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

haaretz Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

haaretz Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "Blacker than any actual black person who could ever be elected in our children's lifetime," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "I think my father was wrong," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : "I wanted to translate the historical into the personal," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

bangordailynews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:57:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

bangordailynews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:57:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

bangordailynews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:57:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

kgw Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

kgw Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “All of my life is doing something for somebody else,” External link

wqad Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

thehindu Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “We die; that may be the meaning of life,” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

dcourier Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison says : "She's a protective mother, given the circumstances," External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “I wanted to translate the historical into the personal,” “I spent a long time trying to figure out what it was about slavery that made it so repugnant, so personal, so indifferent, so intimate, and yet so public” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “I stopped writing until I began to think, he would be really put out if he thought that he had caused me to stop,” External link

newtimes-RW Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

al Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

al Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “All of my life is doing something for somebody else,” External link

wsvn Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "I really think the range of emotions and perceptions I have had access to as a black person and as a female person are greater than those of people who are neither," "So it seems to me that my world did not shrink because I was a 'black female' writer. It just got bigger" External link

upi Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

wwlp Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

thenational Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

thenational Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

thenational Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

voanews-sw Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

voanews-sw Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

wsoctv Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

click2houston Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

newsday-USA Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

newsday-USA Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

cleveland Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

cleveland Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "I know how to write forever. I don't think I could have happily stayed here in the world if I did n't not have a way of thinking about it, which is what writing is for me. It's control. Nobody tells me what to do. It's mine, it''s free, and it's a way of thinking. It's pure knowledge," External link

wptv Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : "All of my life is doing something for somebody else," External link

wptv Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

wftv Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives,” External link

nypost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : "I am writing for black people in the same way that Tolstoy was not writing for me, a 14-year-old coloured girl from Lorain, Ohio," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

simcoe Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

startribune Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison écrit : «quand l’intrigue requiert une crise familiale, rien n’est plus répugnant qu’un rapport sexuel consenti entre les races» External link

letemps Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:26:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison disse : "Nós morremos. Esse pode ser o significado da vida. Mas nós fazemos linguagem. Essa pode ser a medida de nossas vidas." External link

correio24horas Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison déclaré : "J'ai arrêté d'écrire jusqu'à ce que je commence à penser qu'il serait vraiment dérangé s'il pensait qu'il m'avait fait arrêter" External link

franceinfo Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison déclaré : "J'ai arrêté d'écrire jusqu'à ce que je commence à penser qu'il serait vraiment dérangé s'il pensait qu'il m'avait fait arrêter" External link

francetvinfo Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT



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Barack Obama wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : "To start, you can't go wrong by reading or re-reading the collected works of Toni Morrison," External link

cnbc Thursday, August 15, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Alvin McCraney said ( about Toni Morrison ) : “We lost a giant among us: Toni Morrison,” External link

newnownext Thursday, August 15, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Rita Dove said ( about Toni Morrison ) : “No words can fully express what Toni Morrison has meant to me — as a writer, a woman, a black woman, and yes, a fellow Ohioan,” External link

cleveland Sunday, August 11, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Barack Obama said ( about Toni Morrison ) : “Toni Morrison’s prose brings us that kind of moral and emotional intensity that few writers ever attempt. From ‘Song of Solomon’ to ‘Beloved,’ Toni reaches us deeply, using a tone that is lyrical, precise, distinct, and inclusive. She believes that language ‘arcs toward the place where meaning might lie.’ The rest of us are lucky to be following along for the ride” External link

gulf-times Saturday, August 10, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Oprah Winfrey wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : "In the beginning was the Word. Toni Morrison took the word and turned it into a Song...of Solomon, of Sula, Beloved, Mercy, Paradise Love, and more. She was our conscience. Our seer. Our truth-teller. She was a magician with language, who understood the power of words. She used them to roil us, to wake us, to educate us and help us grapple with our deepest wounds and try to comprehend them," External link

irishsun Wednesday, August 7, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Oprah Winfrey wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : "In the beginning was the Word. Toni Morrison took the word and turned it into a Song...of Solomon, of Sula, Beloved, Mercy, Paradise Love, and more. She was our conscience. Our seer. Our truth-teller. She was a magician with language, who understood the power of words. She used them to roil us, to wake us, to educate us and help us grapple with our deepest wounds and try to comprehend them," External link

business-standard Wednesday, August 7, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Julia Leigh said ( about Toni Morrison ) : "It is a mark of Toni’s extraordinary generosity that she agreed to participate in the inaugural round of the program," "I was honoured to be selected as her 'protégé'. I saw how she conducted herself impeccably as a writer and as a friend to so many other writers and artists. Her books are treasures, great gifts for the ages, and her open-hearted engagement in the broader world of letters stands as another enduring legacy" External link

theage Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:40:00 AM EAT

Jackson Lee wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : “Toni Morrison brought me and countless others joy and insight through the power of her work, advocacy, and her insight. She will, however, firstly and always be remembered as a storytellerone of the greatest this nation has ever produced,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, August 7, 2019 4:41:00 AM EAT

Alfred A Knopf said ( about Toni Morrison ) : "Toni Morrison's working life was spent in the service of literature: writing books, reading books, editing books, teaching books," External link

efe Wednesday, August 7, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Sonny Mehta said ( about Toni Morrison ) : "I can think of few writers in American letters who wrote with more humanity or with more love for language than Toni," External link

efe Wednesday, August 7, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Yvonne Taylor wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : “My favorite remains Morrison’s first work, the one she wrote while raising her two small boys as a single mother and budding scholar: 1970’s The Bluest Eye ,” External link

thedailybeast Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

Hillary Rodham Clinton said ( about Toni Morrison ) : "If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it,' Toni Morrison said. We are all so lucky to live in a world where she took her own advice and shared it with others," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Billie Jean said ( about Toni Morrison ) : "Toni Morrison was the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize. May she rest in power. #RememberHerName," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Billie Jean King said ( about Toni Morrison ) : "Toni Morrison was the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize. May she rest in power. #RememberHerName," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Barack Obama wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : "Toni Morrison was a national treasure, as good a storyteller, as captivating, in person as she was on the page," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:10:00 PM EAT

Margaret Atwood wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : “Ms Morrison’s versatility and technical and emotional range appear to know no bounds,” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Alfred A Knopf said ( about Toni Morrison ) : “Toni Morrison’s working life was spent in the service of literature: writing books, reading books, editing books, teaching books,” External link

nypost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

Sonny Mehta added ( about Toni Morrison ) : “I can think of few writers in American letters who wrote with more humanity or with more love for language than Toni,” “Her narratives and mesmerizing prose have made an indelible mark on our culture. Her novels command and demand our attention. They are canonical works, and more importantly, they are books that remain beloved by readers” External link

nypost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

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Toni Morrison said : “If there’s a [story] that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it” External link

mg Friday, August 23, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “Teaching is the second best thing to writing for me,” External link

bangordailynews Saturday, August 17, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “Universities play a powerful mnemonic role,” External link

bangordailynews Saturday, August 17, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “Teaching is the second best thing to writing for me,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, August 17, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “Universities play a powerful mnemonic role,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, August 17, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “I used to use music in my work as a reporter on TV, and as an entertainment manager I used to work with entertainers and manage bands. Music is a part of me,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 16, 2019 8:26:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “He never told us that he’d seen bodies. But he had seen them. And that was too traumatic, I think, for him” External link

thenewsnigeria Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “I am writing for black people in the same way that Tolstoy was not writing for me, a 14-year-old coloured girl from Lorain, Ohio,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, August 11, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “I can accept the labels because being a black woman writer is not a shallow place but a rich place to write from. It doesn’t limit my imagination; it expands it. It’s richer than being a white male writer because I know more and I’ve experienced more” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, August 11, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “I can accept the labels because being a black woman writer is not a shallow place but a rich place to write from. It doesn’t limit my imagination; it expands it. It’s richer than being a white male writer because I know more and I’ve experienced more” External link

nytimes Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it," External link

chesterfirst Friday, August 9, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “I can accept the labels because being a black woman writer is not a shallow place but a rich place to write from. It doesn’t limit my imagination; it expands it. It’s richer than being a white male writer because I know more and I’ve experienced more” External link

nytimes Friday, August 9, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

TheScotsman Friday, August 9, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that ... winning the [Nobel] prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

TheScotsman Friday, August 9, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “Being a black woman writer is not a shallow place but a rich place to write from,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 8, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “As if our lives had no meaning, no depth without the white gaze,” “I have spent my entire writing life trying to make sure that the white gaze was not the dominant one in any of my books” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, August 8, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “As if our lives had no meaning, no depth without the white gaze,” “I have spent my entire writing life trying to make sure that the white gaze was not the dominant one in any of my books” External link

680news Thursday, August 8, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "The truth I happen to be most interested in has to do with the nature of oppression, and how people survive it, or don't," "It's amazing to me, particularly for African-Americans, just amazing, that we're not all dead. That's a constant shocker" External link

CBSnews Thursday, August 8, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "As if our lives had no meaning, no depth without the white gaze," "I have spent my entire writing life trying to make sure that the white gaze was not the dominant one in any of my books" External link

startribune Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison says : “When the strength of a race depends on its beauty, when the focus is turned into how one looks, as opposed to what one is, then we are in trouble… the concept of physical beauty as a virtue , is one of the most pernicious and destructive ideas of the Western world, and we should have nothing to do with it” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 8, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "What I realize is that what every child really wants to know is do your eyes light up when I enter the room?" External link

seattlepi Thursday, August 8, 2019 2:07:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "What I realize is that what every child really wants to know is do your eyes light up when I enter the room?" External link

timescolonist Thursday, August 8, 2019 1:17:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “The real liberation was the kids, because their needs were simple,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 8, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison recalled : “You didn’t have to ask. Everybody, particularly those of us who were without … controlling males in our lives,” “It was a kind of singularity. That intimacy, that instinct, knowing exactly what a sister needed before she could even articulate it, was what was so important” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 8, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “What I realize is that what every child really wants to know is do your eyes light up when I enter the room?” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison dijo : "Me di cuenta de lo que todo niño quiere realmente saber es si tus ojos se iluminan cuando entran a tu cuarto" External link

wsoctv Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “What I realize is that what every child really wants to know is do your eyes light up when I enter the room?” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

13newsnow Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

13newsnow Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “What I realize is that what every child really wants to know is do your eyes light up when I enter the room?” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison says : "The scene is from the point of view of the children, so that you feel their pain, not just as little girls, but in a racial sense," External link

csmonitor Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison adds : "I want to see them from the inside," "This business of developing character, for me, is a long process . . . sort of like what an actor or actress does when they have a part to learn. . . . So I do that first and begin to imagine all sorts of things that I don't put in the book -- their shoe size and what kind of underwear they probably wear, what kind of deodorant they would use, and how they would do this or that. . . . Then I have them. Then they become alive, and the language becomes their language, their perceptions of what they see. . . . So I have to do that for each one" External link

csmonitor Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “Love is not a gift. It is a diploma” External link

fox2now Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:45:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison writes : “There is repetition of the grotesque in our history. And there is the miraculous walk of trees. The question is whether our walk is progress or merely movement” External link

newrepublic Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : ``Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,'' External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : ``I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,'' External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : ``The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,'' External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “I’m not a victim. I refuse to be one... if you can only be tall because somebody is on their knees, then you have a serious problem. And my feeling is that white people have a very, very serious problem and they should start thinking about what they can do about it. Take me out of it,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

chinabroadcast Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

clubofmozambique Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the [Nobel] prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

clubofmozambique Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

clubofmozambique Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

seattlepi Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “I am writing for black people in the same way that Tolstoy was not writing for me, a 14-year-old coloured girl from Lorain, Ohio,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, August 7, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 7, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

startribune Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

startribune Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “The difficulty for me in writing—among the difficulties—is to write language that can work quietly on a page for a reader who doesn’t hear anything,” External link

newrepublic Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:40:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

thespec Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

abc7ny Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

abc7ny Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : "I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous," "Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time" External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it," External link

worcesternews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:00:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : ``Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,'' External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : ``I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,'' External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : ``The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,'' External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

simcoe Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it," External link

click2houston Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “I’m already discredited, I’m already politicised, before I get out of the gate,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

timesofisrael Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

timesofisrael Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it," External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “There were no in-house editors who wrote fiction. Ed Doctorow quit. There was nobody else—no real buying, negotiating editor in trade who was also publishing her own novels,” External link

forbes Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “There were no in-house editors who wrote fiction. Ed Doctorow quit. There was nobody else—no real buying, negotiating editor in trade who was also publishing her own novels,” External link

forbes Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The Presidency is being stolen from us," External link

nbcnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison explained : "one of those singular moments that nations ignore at their own peril," External link

nbcnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison says : "It became exactly what I wanted the novel to do -- to recast the word, reshape it, and give it back its meaning, its original meaning, or complicate its meaning," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison explains : "Those places, by and large, collapsed for political reasons and economic reasons and mostly because African Americans didn't have to go there anymore," "They weren't limited, so I wanted to have that as the background, and then show the people in that family and how that movement of pre- during, and post-Civil Rights affected them in their personal relationships with each other" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison says : "Most of my writing about the black public, the black family, the black community is part of my life, but a lot of it was inquiry," "I never lived in a black neighborhood" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison says : "It's an odd situation to now, with an adult Slade, work on this with him," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "The truth I happen to be most interested in has to do with the nature of oppression, and how people survive it, or don't," "It's amazing to me, particularly for African-Americans, just amazing, that we're not all dead. That's a constant shocker" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

krqe Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

krqe Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

krqe Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

haaretz Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

haaretz Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

haaretz Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "Blacker than any actual black person who could ever be elected in our children's lifetime," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "I think my father was wrong," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : "I wanted to translate the historical into the personal," External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

bangordailynews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:57:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

bangordailynews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:57:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

bangordailynews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:57:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

kgw Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

kgw Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “All of my life is doing something for somebody else,” External link

wqad Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

thehindu Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “We die; that may be the meaning of life,” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

dcourier Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that ... winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison says : "She's a protective mother, given the circumstances," External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “I wanted to translate the historical into the personal,” “I spent a long time trying to figure out what it was about slavery that made it so repugnant, so personal, so indifferent, so intimate, and yet so public” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “I stopped writing until I began to think, he would be really put out if he thought that he had caused me to stop,” External link

newtimes-RW Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

al Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

al Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : “All of my life is doing something for somebody else,” External link

wsvn Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "I really think the range of emotions and perceptions I have had access to as a black person and as a female person are greater than those of people who are neither," "So it seems to me that my world did not shrink because I was a 'black female' writer. It just got bigger" External link

upi Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

wwlp Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : “Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it,” External link

thenational Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison added : “I decided that … winning the (Nobel) prize was fabulous,” “Nobody was going to take that and make it into something else. I felt representational. I felt American. I felt Ohioan. I felt blacker than ever. I felt more woman than ever. I felt all of that, and put all of that together and went out and had a good time” External link

thenational Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : “The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind,” External link

thenational Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

voanews-sw Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

voanews-sw Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

wsoctv Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

click2houston Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

newsday-USA Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

newsday-USA Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

cleveland Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

cleveland Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "I know how to write forever. I don't think I could have happily stayed here in the world if I did n't not have a way of thinking about it, which is what writing is for me. It's control. Nobody tells me what to do. It's mine, it''s free, and it's a way of thinking. It's pure knowledge," External link

wptv Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : "All of my life is doing something for somebody else," External link

wptv Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

wftv Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives,” External link

nypost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told : "I am writing for black people in the same way that Tolstoy was not writing for me, a 14-year-old coloured girl from Lorain, Ohio," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison wrote : "The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind," External link

simcoe Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison told ( about Maya Angelou ) : "Maya Angelou helped me without her knowing it," External link

startribune Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison écrit : «quand l’intrigue requiert une crise familiale, rien n’est plus répugnant qu’un rapport sexuel consenti entre les races» External link

letemps Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:26:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison disse : "Nós morremos. Esse pode ser o significado da vida. Mas nós fazemos linguagem. Essa pode ser a medida de nossas vidas." External link

correio24horas Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison déclaré : "J'ai arrêté d'écrire jusqu'à ce que je commence à penser qu'il serait vraiment dérangé s'il pensait qu'il m'avait fait arrêter" External link

franceinfo Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison déclaré : "J'ai arrêté d'écrire jusqu'à ce que je commence à penser qu'il serait vraiment dérangé s'il pensait qu'il m'avait fait arrêter" External link

francetvinfo Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
novelist15.45%EN08/06/201906/08/2019
écrivaine0.91%FR11/29/201729/11/2017
romancière3.64%FR11/28/201728/11/2017
laureate15.00%EN09/08/201708/09/2017
author45.45%EN08/15/201715/08/2017
writer5.45%EN07/11/201711/07/2017
literature laureate1.36%EN04/07/201707/04/2017
escritor afro-americano1.36%PT02/13/201713/02/2017
romancière américaine0.45%FR01/27/201727/01/2017
coach4.55%EN01/24/201724/01/2017
great novelist0.45%EN01/16/201716/01/2017
laureate for literature0.45%EN12/04/201604/12/2016
auteur0.45%FR10/14/201614/10/2016
great writer1.36%EN09/21/201621/09/2016
poet0.45%EN08/23/201623/08/2016
famed author1.36%EN08/22/201622/08/2016
escritor0.91%PT06/29/201629/06/2016
palestinian authority president0.45%EN06/29/201629/06/2016
president0.45%EN05/23/201623/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Toni MorrisonEN66.79%
Toni MorrisonFR11.17%
Toni MorrisonPT5.20%
توني موريسونAR4.39%
Tony MorrisonEN1.14%
Troy MorrisonEN0.77%
Toni MorrissonFR0.55%
Тони МоррисонRU0.48%
Toni MorrisonES0.48%
Toni MorrisonIT0.41%
Toni MorrisonPL0.37%
Toni MorrisonDE0.37%
Toni MorrisonCA0.33%
Toni MorrisonET0.33%
Toni MorrisonOC0.33%
Toni MorrisonHU0.33%
Toni MorrisonHR0.33%
Toni MorrisonGD0.33%
Toni MorrisonEU0.33%
Toni MorrisonNL0.33%
Toni MorrisonGL0.33%
Toni MorrisonIS0.33%
Toni MorrisonFI0.33%
Toni MorrisonSW0.33%
Toni MorrisonTR0.33%
Toni MorrisonDA0.33%
Toni MorrisonEO0.33%
Toni MorrisonID0.33%
Toni MorrisonSH0.33%
Toni MorrisonEU0.33%


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Barack Obama wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : "To start, you can't go wrong by reading or re-reading the collected works of Toni Morrison," External link

cnbc Thursday, August 15, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Alvin McCraney said ( about Toni Morrison ) : “We lost a giant among us: Toni Morrison,” External link

newnownext Thursday, August 15, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Rita Dove said ( about Toni Morrison ) : “No words can fully express what Toni Morrison has meant to me — as a writer, a woman, a black woman, and yes, a fellow Ohioan,” External link

cleveland Sunday, August 11, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Barack Obama said ( about Toni Morrison ) : “Toni Morrison’s prose brings us that kind of moral and emotional intensity that few writers ever attempt. From ‘Song of Solomon’ to ‘Beloved,’ Toni reaches us deeply, using a tone that is lyrical, precise, distinct, and inclusive. She believes that language ‘arcs toward the place where meaning might lie.’ The rest of us are lucky to be following along for the ride” External link

gulf-times Saturday, August 10, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Oprah Winfrey wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : "In the beginning was the Word. Toni Morrison took the word and turned it into a Song...of Solomon, of Sula, Beloved, Mercy, Paradise Love, and more. She was our conscience. Our seer. Our truth-teller. She was a magician with language, who understood the power of words. She used them to roil us, to wake us, to educate us and help us grapple with our deepest wounds and try to comprehend them," External link

irishsun Wednesday, August 7, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Oprah Winfrey wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : "In the beginning was the Word. Toni Morrison took the word and turned it into a Song...of Solomon, of Sula, Beloved, Mercy, Paradise Love, and more. She was our conscience. Our seer. Our truth-teller. She was a magician with language, who understood the power of words. She used them to roil us, to wake us, to educate us and help us grapple with our deepest wounds and try to comprehend them," External link

business-standard Wednesday, August 7, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Julia Leigh said ( about Toni Morrison ) : "It is a mark of Toni’s extraordinary generosity that she agreed to participate in the inaugural round of the program," "I was honoured to be selected as her 'protégé'. I saw how she conducted herself impeccably as a writer and as a friend to so many other writers and artists. Her books are treasures, great gifts for the ages, and her open-hearted engagement in the broader world of letters stands as another enduring legacy" External link

theage Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:40:00 AM EAT

Jackson Lee wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : “Toni Morrison brought me and countless others joy and insight through the power of her work, advocacy, and her insight. She will, however, firstly and always be remembered as a storytellerone of the greatest this nation has ever produced,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, August 7, 2019 4:41:00 AM EAT

Alfred A Knopf said ( about Toni Morrison ) : "Toni Morrison's working life was spent in the service of literature: writing books, reading books, editing books, teaching books," External link

efe Wednesday, August 7, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Sonny Mehta said ( about Toni Morrison ) : "I can think of few writers in American letters who wrote with more humanity or with more love for language than Toni," External link

efe Wednesday, August 7, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Yvonne Taylor wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : “My favorite remains Morrison’s first work, the one she wrote while raising her two small boys as a single mother and budding scholar: 1970’s The Bluest Eye ,” External link

thedailybeast Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

Hillary Rodham Clinton said ( about Toni Morrison ) : "If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it,' Toni Morrison said. We are all so lucky to live in a world where she took her own advice and shared it with others," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Billie Jean said ( about Toni Morrison ) : "Toni Morrison was the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize. May she rest in power. #RememberHerName," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Billie Jean King said ( about Toni Morrison ) : "Toni Morrison was the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize. May she rest in power. #RememberHerName," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Barack Obama wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : "Toni Morrison was a national treasure, as good a storyteller, as captivating, in person as she was on the page," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:10:00 PM EAT

Margaret Atwood wrote ( about Toni Morrison ) : “Ms Morrison’s versatility and technical and emotional range appear to know no bounds,” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Alfred A Knopf said ( about Toni Morrison ) : “Toni Morrison’s working life was spent in the service of literature: writing books, reading books, editing books, teaching books,” External link

nypost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

Sonny Mehta added ( about Toni Morrison ) : “I can think of few writers in American letters who wrote with more humanity or with more love for language than Toni,” “Her narratives and mesmerizing prose have made an indelible mark on our culture. Her novels command and demand our attention. They are canonical works, and more importantly, they are books that remain beloved by readers” External link

nypost Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT