Toni Morrison

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Toni Morrison writes : “So scary are the consequences of a collapse of white privilege that many Americans have flocked to a political platform that supports and translates violence against the defenseless as strength,” External link

eurweb Friday, October 11, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison écrit : "Tu m'as offert la langue dans laquelle résider (...) Je pense tes pensées, parlées et écrites, depuis si longtemps que je les croyais miennes. Je vois le monde à travers ton regard depuis si longtemps que je croyais que cette vision limpide, si limpide, était ma propre vision" External link

francetvinfo Wednesday, October 2, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison écrit : "Tu m'as offert la langue dans laquelle résider (...) Je pense tes pensées, parlées et écrites, depuis si longtemps que je les croyais miennes. Je vois le monde à travers ton regard depuis si longtemps que je croyais que cette vision limpide, si limpide, était ma propre vision" External link

franceinfo Wednesday, October 2, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison écrit : "Tu m'as offert la langue dans laquelle résider (...) Je pense tes pensées, parlées et écrites, depuis si longtemps que je les croyais miennes. Je vois le monde à travers ton regard depuis si longtemps que je croyais que cette vision limpide, si limpide, était ma propre vision" External link

tv5 Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Jessye Norman ) : “The beauty and power, the singularity of Jessye Norman’s voice. I don’t recall anything quite like it,” “I have to say that sometimes when I hear your voice, it breaks my heart,” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Jessye Norman ) : "The beauty and power, the singularity of Jessye Norman's voice. I don't recall anything quite like it," "I have to say that sometimes when I hear your voice, it breaks my heart," External link

rfi-en Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Jessye Norman ) : “The beauty and power, the singularity of Jessye Norman’s voice. I don’t recall anything quite like it,” “I have to say that sometimes when I hear your voice, it breaks my heart,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, October 1, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Jessye Norman ) : "The beauty and power, the singularity of Jessye Norman's voice. I don't recall anything quite like it," "I have to say that sometimes when I hear your voice, it breaks my heart," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, October 1, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Jessye Norman ) : "The beauty and power, the singularity of Jessye Norman's voice. I don't recall anything quite like it," "I have to say that sometimes when I hear your voice, it breaks my heart," External link

ibtimes Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “When you master the jab, I’ll show you the right hand,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 13, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "Personal debasement is not easy for white people (especially for white men) The comfort of being 'naturally better than,' of not having to struggle or demand civil treatment, is hard to give up," External link

koreatimes Tuesday, September 3, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

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 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



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Rob Portman said ( about Toni Morrison ) : “Toni Morrison was a literary giant and a daughter of Lorain, Ohio, but as the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, she was also a trailblazer who left an indelible mark on American history. I’m proud that the Senate has passed this bipartisan resolution honoring her contributions to America’s rich literary tradition,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

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

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Toni Morrison

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Toni Morrison writes : “So scary are the consequences of a collapse of white privilege that many Americans have flocked to a political platform that supports and translates violence against the defenseless as strength,” External link

eurweb Friday, October 11, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison écrit : "Tu m'as offert la langue dans laquelle résider (...) Je pense tes pensées, parlées et écrites, depuis si longtemps que je les croyais miennes. Je vois le monde à travers ton regard depuis si longtemps que je croyais que cette vision limpide, si limpide, était ma propre vision" External link

francetvinfo Wednesday, October 2, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison écrit : "Tu m'as offert la langue dans laquelle résider (...) Je pense tes pensées, parlées et écrites, depuis si longtemps que je les croyais miennes. Je vois le monde à travers ton regard depuis si longtemps que je croyais que cette vision limpide, si limpide, était ma propre vision" External link

franceinfo Wednesday, October 2, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison écrit : "Tu m'as offert la langue dans laquelle résider (...) Je pense tes pensées, parlées et écrites, depuis si longtemps que je les croyais miennes. Je vois le monde à travers ton regard depuis si longtemps que je croyais que cette vision limpide, si limpide, était ma propre vision" External link

tv5 Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Jessye Norman ) : “The beauty and power, the singularity of Jessye Norman’s voice. I don’t recall anything quite like it,” “I have to say that sometimes when I hear your voice, it breaks my heart,” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Jessye Norman ) : "The beauty and power, the singularity of Jessye Norman's voice. I don't recall anything quite like it," "I have to say that sometimes when I hear your voice, it breaks my heart," External link

rfi-en Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Jessye Norman ) : “The beauty and power, the singularity of Jessye Norman’s voice. I don’t recall anything quite like it,” “I have to say that sometimes when I hear your voice, it breaks my heart,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, October 1, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Jessye Norman ) : "The beauty and power, the singularity of Jessye Norman's voice. I don't recall anything quite like it," "I have to say that sometimes when I hear your voice, it breaks my heart," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, October 1, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said ( about Jessye Norman ) : "The beauty and power, the singularity of Jessye Norman's voice. I don't recall anything quite like it," "I have to say that sometimes when I hear your voice, it breaks my heart," External link

ibtimes Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Toni Morrison said : “When you master the jab, I’ll show you the right hand,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 13, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Toni Morrison said : "Personal debasement is not easy for white people (especially for white men) The comfort of being 'naturally better than,' of not having to struggle or demand civil treatment, is hard to give up," External link

koreatimes Tuesday, September 3, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

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 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



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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Rob Portman said ( about Toni Morrison ) : “Toni Morrison was a literary giant and a daughter of Lorain, Ohio, but as the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, she was also a trailblazer who left an indelible mark on American history. I’m proud that the Senate has passed this bipartisan resolution honoring her contributions to America’s rich literary tradition,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

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