Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Audre Lorde
Audre Lorde
Audre Lorde.
BornFebruary 18, 1934
New York, New York
DiedNovember 17, 1992
St. Croix, Virgin Islands
American writer and poet. Best known for The Black Unicorn (1978) and A Burst of Light (1992).

The repository contains two quotes from Audre Lorde.

Success and Failure

Even the smallest victory is never to be taken for granted. Each victory must be applauded, because it is so easy not to battle at all, to just accept and call that acceptance inevitable.


Difference must be not merely tolerated, but seen as a fund of necessary polarities between which our creativity can spark like a dialectic.