Gwendolyn Brooks Quotes

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Born: June 7, 1917, Topeka, Kansas, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Chicago, Illinois, USA, December 3, 2000
Occupation: Author

A writer should get as much education as possible, but just going to school is not enough if it were, all owners of doctorates would be inspired writers.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

Art hurts. Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

Poetry is life distilled.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

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