I’ve learned three things. I tell everybody that I never used these words much but now I am happy to use them pretty much all the time. One is ‘no.’ The other one is ‘shut up.’ And the last one is ‘get out!’ Now that I have that arsenal, I could go forth. (laughs.)

–Toni Morrison, from interviews with Toni Morrison & Angela Davis

(via the bad dominicana)

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