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Marita Bonner
(1899-1972) born on
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US teacher, writer. She experimented with essays and plays including "On Being Young--a Woman--and Colored" and the brilliant "Purple Flower."
         
   
F
She did not talk to people as if they were strange hard shells she had to crack open to get inside. She talked as if she were already in the shell. In their very shell.

R
You wonder and you wonder until you wander out into Infinity, where - if it is to be found anywhere - Truth really exists.
A
You can, when Time is ripe, swope to your feet -- at your full height -- at a single gesture. Ready to go where? Why . . . Wherever God motions.
N
What's the need of working if it doesn't get you anywhere? What's the use of boring around in the same hole like a worm? Making the hole bigger to stay in?
K
The one real thing that money buys -- Time.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Nothing New," 1926.
R: "On Being Young -- A Woman -- and Colored," "The Crisis," Dec 1925.
A: "On Being Young -- A Woman -- and Colored," "The Crisis," Dec 1925.
N: "The Purple Flower," 1928.
K: "On Being Young -- A Woman -- and Colored," "The Crisis," Dec 1925.
   


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