Sandra Cisneros Quotes

Sandra Cisneros Quotes: I'm a witch woman--high on tobacco and holy water. I'm a woman delighted with her disasters. They give me something to do. A profession of sorts...I have the magic of words. The power to charm and kill at will.
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Sandra Cisneros Quote: The more you speak more languages, the more you understand about yourself. It's like being blind. You aren't less of a person, but you're missing out on wonderful things.
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Quotes about Sandra Cisneros: I've put up with too much, too long, and now I'm just too intelligent, too powerful, too beautiful, too sure of who I am finally to deserve anything less.
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Quote about Sandra Cisneros: Mexico is only a memory of childhood safety.
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Sandra Cisneros Sayings: The older you get, the more power you have with language as a writer, which means that you have to be extra responsible for what you say, whether it's in print or in front of a microphone, because those words can go out and kill or go out and plant seeds for peace.
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Sandra Cisneros Saying: I wish somebody had told me love does not die, that we can continue to receive and give love after death.
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Sayings about Sandra Cisneros: I have to say that the traditional role is kind of a myth. I think the traditional Mexican woman is a fierce woman.
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Saying about Sandra Cisneros: You can never have too much sky . You can fall asleep and wake up drunk on sky, and sky can keep you safe when you are sad. Here there is too much sadness and not enough sky. Butterflies too are few and so are flowers and most things that are beautiful. Still, we take what we can get and make the best of it.
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Sandra Cisneros Quotes: My weapon has always been language, and I've always used it, but it has changed. Instead of shaping the words like knives now, I think they're flowers, or bridges.
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Sandra Cisneros Quote: My Virgen de Guadalupe is not the mother of God. She is God. She is a face for a god without a face, an indigena for a god without ethnicity, a female deity for a god who is genderless, but I also understand that for her to approach me, for me to finally open the door and accept her, she had to be a woman like me.
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Quotes about Sandra Cisneros: When you have your heart broken wide, you are also open to things of beauty as well as things of sadness. Once people are not here physically, the spiritual remains, we still connect, we can communicate, we can give and receive love and forgiveness. There is love after someone dies.
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Quote about Sandra Cisneros: For me, a story's a story if people want to hear it; it's very much based on oral storytelling. And for me, a story is a story when people give me the privilege of listening when I'm speaking it out loud.
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Sandra Cisneros Sayings: And the nice thing about writing a novel is you take your time, you sit with the character sometimes nine years, you look very deeply at a situation, unlike in real life when we just kind of snap something out.
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Sandra Cisneros Saying: I am a woman, and I am a Latina. Those are the things that make my writing distinctive. Those are the things that give my writing power.
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