Toni Morrison Quote

Word-work is sublime... because it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference — the way in which we are like no other life.
We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.


Nobel Prize Lecture (1993)

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Word-work is sublime... because it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference — the way in which we are like ...

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Word-work is sublime... because it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference — the way in which we are like ...

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Word-work is sublime... because it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference — the way in which we are like ...

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Word-work is sublime... because it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference — the way in which we are like ...