16 Toni Morrison Quotes to Make You Hold Your Head High

Toni Morrison (birth name – Chloe Ardelia Wofford) was born on February 18, 1931 and is an American novelist, editor and highly esteemed professor at Princeton University.

Her masterpiece, “Beloved”, got her a Pulitzer Prize and an American Book Award in 1988. The novel, a powerful story about slavery, was adapted into a movie starring Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover 10 years later. In 1993, Toni Morrison was also awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature and later on she was selected for the Jefferson Lecture, receiving the highest honor for her accomplishments in the field.

Everyone dreams of a life filled with achievements, prizes and being honored by the president himself (Bill Clinton gave a speech about Morrison during the award ceremony for National Arts and Humanities), but Toni’s life was not always paved with happiness. Her family was very poor, and because they couldn’t pay the rent anymore, their landlord set fire to the house they lived in. She was only two years old back then, but her parents passed on a valuable lesson to her: never fall into despair and just laugh in the face of evil.

And because you should always keep your dignity and integrity no matter how cruel the circumstances, here are 16 Toni Morrison quotes to help you hold your head high when life gets tough.

Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.

You are your best thing

You wanna fly, you got to give up the thing that weighs you down.

Make a difference about something other than yourselves.

Somebody has to take responsibility for being a leader.

There is really nothing more to say-except why. But since why is difficult to handle, one must take refuge in how.

As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think.

I get angry about things, then go on and work.

You need a whole community to raise a child. I have raised two children, alone.

I would solve a lot of literary problems just thinking about a character in the subway, where you can’t do anything anyway.

If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.

Love is or it ain’t. Thin love ain’t love at all.

At some point in life the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to photograph, paint,

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The 55 Best Enthusiasm Quotes

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can be in love with one thousand views and skylines and souls and minds at once. Don’t apologize for your burn, your passion, or your enthusiasm. Enthusiasm propels the world. Victoria Erickson

Whenever there is enthusiasm, there is a creative empowerment that goes far beyond what a mere person is capable of. Eckhart Tolle

There is nothing wrong with loving the crap out of everything. Negative people find their walls. So never apologize for your enthusiasm. Never. Ever. Never. Ryan Adams

I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be. Roald Dahl

You need to let the little things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you. Andy Warhol

Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas. Henry Ford

If you want to be interesting, be interested. Unknown

Enthusiasm is a supernatural serenity. Henry David Thoreau


We act though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. Charles Kingsley

Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it. Julia Child

Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn. John Wesley

Do it with passion or not at all. Unknown

In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world all rests on perseverance. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The key that unlocks energy is desire. It’s also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited. Earl Nightingale


Those who are fired

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The 45 Best Crush Quotes

So you got the hots for a cute boy or girl? Let us help you drop a subtle (or not so subtle) hint.

It’s nice to have a crush on someone. It feels like you’re alive, you know? Scarlett Johansson

The mark of a true crush… is that you fall in love first and grope for reasons afterward. Shana Alexander

Isn’t it strange? There are so many people out there who secretly love someone. And there are so many people out there who have no idea that someone secretly loves them. Unknown

I have a crush on your mind, I fell for your personality and your looks are just a big bonus. The Notebook

The truth? I like you. A lot. You make me happy. You make me laugh. You’re smart. You’re different. You’re a little crazy, and awkward, and your smile alone can make my day. Unknown


I took one look at you,
That’s all I meant to do,
And then my heart stood still;
My feet could step and walk,
My lips could move and talk,
And yet my heart stood still. Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart

If fear didn’t exist, I’d run up to you, kiss you and tell you that I love you. Unknown

It’s been occurring to me I’d like to hang out with you, for my whole life. Taylor Swift, Stay Stay Stay

I want you and I hate wanting things and I especially hate admitting I want them. Holly Black

I want me to be yours. Jhona Beybeh

Today I caught myself smiling for no reason… then I realized I was thinking about you. Unknown

I’ll spend every 11:11
Every fallen eyelash
Every shooting star
And every other wish on you. Unknown


Sometimes I feel like I’m permanently stuck between ‘I really want to talk to you’ and ‘I don’t want to annoy you’. Unknown

I’m falling for your eyes, but they don’t know me yet. Ed Sheeran, Kiss Me

Out of all of the people I’ve met, your the only one who makes me draw those silly hearts on my paper. Unknown

You look a lot like my next boyfriend. Unknown

And then my soul saw you and it

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10 Happy Birthday Whatsapp Status Quotes

Happy Birthday Whatsapp Status

Happy Birthday To One Of The Few People Whose Birthday,

I Can Remember Without A Facebook Reminder.

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Wishing You Happy Endings And

Great Beginnings. Happy Birthday.

*****Happy Birthday Quotes*****

Birthdays Will Come And Go But

The Wishes Will Live Together With Us.

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May All Happiness And Joy Come True In Your Life.

Many Happy Return Of The Day Happy B’Day Bro.

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Thinking Of You With Love On Your Birthday And Wishing You

Everything That Brings You Happiness Today And Always.

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A Great Friend And A Happy Birthday:

That’S What You Are, And That’S What I Wish For You.

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May God Shower His Choicest Blessings On You.

Wishing You Happiness, Good Health And A Great Year Ahead.

Happy Birthday.

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You Mean Everything To Me. I Love You. Happy Birthday!

Have A Day As Special As You Are!

*****Happy Birthday Quotes*****

Happy Birthday To My Friend,

Stay Blessed And Happy This Day.

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Don’T Worry About Your Age,

You Will Be Older Next Year.. Happy Birthday!

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Happy Birthday My Precious Angel.

May God Guard All Your Steps,

Actions And Thoughts And Keeps You Healthy And Lucky!

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Birthdays Are Natures Way Of

Telling Us To Eat More Cake.

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Wishing An Amazing Day And Many Great Things

To Come To A Wonderful Person. Happy Birthday.

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Life Is Boring When You Are Not Around.

Happy Birthday To You – Let’S Make It Grand!

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Wish You Many More Happy Returns Of The Day.

May God Bless You With Prosperity,

Good Health And Peaceful Life.

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I`M Not Good At Status Stuff Ever,

Just Do Something Cool And Fly.

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Hey Everyone..Eat, Drink And

Make Merry Because It Is My Birthday.

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You Have Always Been The Fountain Of Our

Happiness And Pride Throughout All Those Years.

Wishing You A Delightful Birthday.

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May God Bless You …

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28 Inspiring Bill Gates Quotes on How to Succeed in Life

Bill Gates (William Henry Gates III) was born October 28, 1955. The American business man co-founded the Microsoft Corporation alongside former classmate Paul Allen. Even though many of you might already know a lot about Bill Gates and his contribution to technology, in the next few lines I will try to highlight the philanthropist rather than the magnate.


Ever wondered where all that drive to be #1 comes from? Well, Gates’ parents always encouraged competition by means of rewards and penalties and taught him about sharing success. Gates was so absorbed by operating systems that he got banned from school for being caught exploiting bugs, then he decided to drop out of Harvard to start his own business. He thought that if this would prove to be a bad idea, he could always go back to school. He obviously nailed it!

One of the world’s top philanthropists, Bill Gates is as generous and giving as he is wealthy and successful. Gates is investing a big part of his fortune in making the world a better place for the poor. He saved over 5 million lives by bringing vaccines and improving children healthcare; throughout his life, he donated half of his current worth; he invested in a foundation that supports many health, social and education developments, and the list goes on.

Success didn’t make Gates selfish and arrogant, but wise, so here are 28 Bill Gates quotes to help you succeed and never forget being kind to others.

Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself.

I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.


Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.

If you are born poor it’s not your mistake, but if you die poor it’s your mistake.

Life is not fair get, used to it!

We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering.

It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.

We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.

Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.

Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up.


As we look ahead into the

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TOP 100 Hindi Status for Life Quotes

Hindi Status for Life

इतना आसान नही जीवन का किरदार निभा पाना,

इंसान को बिखरना पड़ता है रिश्तो को समेटने के लिए.

*****Life Quotes in Hindi*****

शक से भी अक्सर खत्म हो जाते हैं कुछ रिश्ते..

कसूर हर बार गल्तियों का नही होता.

*****Hindi Life Quotes*****

रिश्ते खराब होने की एक वजह ये भी है,

कि लोग झुकना पसंद नहीं करते.

*****Sad Life Status in Hindi*****

मैं हँसता हूँ तो बस अपने ग़म छिपाने के लिए..

और लोग देख के कहते है काश हम भी इसके जैसे होते.

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एक से टूटा तो दूसरे ✔ से जोड़ लेते हैं,

आजकल रिश्ते भी वाई फाई के नेटवर्क की तरह हैं.

*****Life Sad Hindi Quotes*****

बात तो सिर्फ जज़्बातों की है वरना,

मोहब्बत तो सात फेरों के बाद भी नहीं होती.

*****Quotes on Life in Hindi*****

ज़िंदगी whats app के last seen जैसी है,

सब को अपनी छिपानी है,दूसरो की देखनी है.

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Status ? तो सबका होता है ..

किसी ? का औक़ाद से ज्यादा, किसी का औक़ाद से कम.

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सेल्फ़ी लेते टाइम लड़की का और

बीड़ी सुलगाते टाइम आदमी का मुंह एक जैसा होता है.

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वक्त बड़ा अज़ीब होता है, इसके साथ चलो तो किस्मत बदल देता है,

और न चलो तो… किस्मत को ही बदल देता है.

*****Life Reality Quotes in Hindi*****

जन्म-जन्मांतर के टूटे रिश्ते भी जुड़ जाते हैं,

बस सामने वाले को आपसे कोई काम पड़ना चाहिए.

*****Sad Life Quotes in Hindi*****

आदत बना ली है….मैंने खुद को तकलीफ देने की,

ताकि जब कोई अपना तकलीफ दे तो फिर तकलीफ न हो.

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किस कदर अजीब है ये सिलसिला-ए-इश्क़,

मोहब्बत तो कायम रहती है पर इन्सान टूट जाते है.

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गलत_फहमी का एक पल इतना जहरीला होता है,

जो प्यार भरे सौ लम्हों को……एक पल में भुला देता है.

*****Hindi Life Quotes*****

कुछ लोगों की संगति से ज्यादा,

“लाभदायक” “अकेलापन” होता है.

*****Inspirational Life Quotes in Hindi*****

आदत _मुस्कुराने_ की बनाईये_ जनाब,

रुठती तो ” हसीनाऐ ” हैं.

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जहां तक रिश्तों का सवाल है लोगो का आधा वक़्त अन्जान लोगों

को “इम्प्रेस” करने और अपनों को “इग्नोर” करने में चला …

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Friendship day quotes and messages – फ्रेंडशिप डे स्टेटस

Best happy friendship day quotes

  • भले ही अपने जिगरी दोस्त कम हैं…. पर जीतने भी है परमाणु बम हैं…..
  • किसी बैण्ड से बांध सकूँ, इतना छोटा मेरे दोस्त का प्यार नहीं
  • चाँद की दोस्ती, रात से सुबह तक, सूरज की दोस्ती, दिन से शाम तक. हमारी दोस्ती पहली मुलाक़ात से आखरी सांस तक.. Happy Friendship Day
  • जिनके वजह से मै आज हूँ….आज उन्ही का दिन है… Happy Friendship Day Friends…★☆★
  • कितनी छोटी सी दुनिया है मेरी, एक मै हूँ और एक दोस्ती तेरी…Happy Friendship Day
  • लोग दौलत देखते हैं, हम इज़्ज़त देखते हैं,लोग मंज़िल देखते हैं,हम सफ़र देखते हैं, लोग दोस्ती बनाते हैं, हम उसे निभाते हैं…. happy friendship day
  • वो दोस्त मेरी नज़र में बहुत माईने रखते है, जो वक़्त आने पर मेरे सामने आईने रखते है….. happy friends day
  • हम वक्त गुजारने के लिए दोस्तों को नही रखते,दोस्तों के साथ रहने के लिए वक्त रखते है….. best friends forever
  • कौन कहता है की मुझ में कोई कमाल रखा है……मुझे तो बस कुछ दोस्तो ने संभाल रखा है……

Best Dosti Friendship status

  • मेरी हँसी का हिसाब कौन करेगा, मेरी गलती को माफ़ कौन करेगा, ऐ खुदा मेरे दोस्त को सलामत रखना, वरना मेरी शादी में ‘लुंगी डांस’ कौन करेगा…
  • अपना ?तो कोई दोस्त नही ? है, सब साले ? कलेजे ❤ के टुकडे है ।। ??
  • ना❌ gaadi? ना❌ bullet? ना ❌ ही रखे हथियार ? एक है सीने मै जीगरा? और दुसरे ✌ जिगरी ?yaar ?
  • कुछ मीठी सी ठंडक है आज इन हवाओं में, शायद दोस्तो की यादों का कमरा खुला रह गया है…!?❤✨???
  • अच्छे दोस्त को रूठने पर हमेशा मनाना चाहिए क्योंकि…… वो कमीना हमारे सारे राज़ जानता होता है।

Happy friendship day status and messages in hindi

  • तुमसे दूरी का एहसास सताने लगा ,
    तेरे साथ गुज़ारा हर लम्हा याद आने लगा ,
    जब भी तुझे भूलने की कोशिश की ऐ दोस्त ,
    तूँ दिल के औऱ भी करीब आने लगा
  • दोस्तो से टूट कर रहोगे तो कुत्ते भी सतायेंगे, और दोस्तो से जुड़ कर रहोगे तो शेर भी घबरायेंगे …
  • सबसे अलग सबसे प्यारे हो आप ,
    तारीफ पूरी न हो इतने प्यारे हो आप ,
    आज पता चला ये ज़माना क्यों जलता है आपसे ,
    क्यूंकि Friend तो आखिर हमारे हो आप
  • दोस्ती कोई खोज नहीं होती ,
    ये हर किसी से हर रोज़ नहीं होती ,
    अपनी ज़िन्दगी में हमें बे- वज़ह मत समझना ,
    क्यूंकि पलकें आँखों पर कभी भोज
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Raksha Bandhan Status and Rakhi Quotes 2018

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Raksha Bandhan is celebrated each year in the spirit of brother sister love and affection. Our raksha bandhan status and quotes for whatsapp Facebook will help you wish your brother or sister this time, over a message or sms. Raksha bandhan status are funny and quirky like the relation between brother and sister. Remembering your far living brother or sister and celebrating rakhi with them is always a wish. Rakhi the festival of siblings is on Monday, August 7 in 2017. If you are searching special status for your brother or your sister to wish them on this special occasion then the following raakhi status helps you to convey your feelings that how much you love your younger and elder siblings. Following are the latest best collection of raksha bandhan quotes for brother and sister

  • कभी हमसे लड़ती है, कभी हमसे झगड़ती है, लेकिन बिना कहे हमारी हर बात को समझने का हुनर भी बहन ही रखती है।
  • होली colorfull होती है , दिवाली lightfull होती है और राखी है जो powerfull relationship होती है.. happy raakhi
  • रिश्ता है जन्मों का हमारा , भरोसे का और प्यार भरा ,
    चलो भईया, इसे बाँधे राखी के अटूट बँधन में … Happy Raksha Bandhan to my dearest brother!!
  • राखी कर देती है, सारे गिले-शिकवे दूर …इतनी ताकतवर होती है कच्चे धागों की पावन डोर
  • याद है हमारा वो बचपन , वो लड़ना – झगड़ना और वो मना लेना ,
    यही होता है भाई – बहन का प्यार ,
    और इसी प्यार को बढ़ाने के लिए आ रहा है रक्षा बंधन का त्यौहार। …
  • Your charming smile make my days. With your caring ways you become my second mother. Darling Sister, what may come I will always stand by you.
  • ये लम्हा कुछ ख़ास है ,
    बहन के हाथों में भाई का हाथ है ,
    ओ ! बहना तेरे लिए मेरे पास कुछ ख़ास है ,
    तेरे सकून की खातिर मेरी बहना ,
    तेरा भाई हमेशा तेरे साथ है।
  • I want to tell u,
    during times when we fought,
    my love was in different mood.
    Happy Raksha Bandhan!
  • आया राखी का त्यौहार ,
    छाई खुशियों की बहार ,
    एक रेशम की डोरी से बाँधा ,
    एक बहन ने अपने भाई की कलाई पर प्यार। Happy Raksha Bandhan
  • फूलों का तारों का सब का कहना है। .
    एक हज़ारों में मेरे
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Best Sad New Year Quotes and Sayings 2017 | Sad Status about Love

Best Sad New Year Quotes and Sayings 2017 | Sad Status for Girlfriend Boyfriend

1) Dear Luck, can we be friends in 2017 Please..

2) I am not happy without you…on this New Year Eve.

3) In 2016, He broke my heart. In 2017, He will be just a memory.

4) Sadness is when your best friend gets another best friend on New Year.

5) If you see a friend without a smile on New Year eve; give him one of yours.

6) The most painful memory of New Year Eve.. when I walked away and you let me go.

7) There is nothing sadder in this world than to awake on Christmas morning and not be a child.

8) So many People are lonely on this year’s last day because they build walls instead of bridges.

9) Love can’t be prove with New Year resolution, promises or presents….Sometimes, only pain and patience can prove it.

10) Everyone thinks that “I m happy and fine on this New Year Eve” but look a li’l closer, you will see tears in my eyes.

11) Tomorrow is not promised to anyone, young or old alike, And today may be the last chance you get to hold your loved one tight.

12) Just because we don’t have together on this 31st Dec. Eve, doesn’t mean we don’t love each other, Miss you a lot and Happy New Year.

13) The worst thing about this year was losing you.

14) Maturity is when you realize that new year won’t change your life.

15) Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start with old memories

16) I would say happy new year but it’s not happy; it’s exactly the same as last year except colder

17) Every year I make a resolution to change myself… this year making a resolution to be myself!

18)It’s sad when you realize that on New Year you aren’t as important to someone as you thought you were.…

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