I realize I will always be the poster child for police brutality, but I can try to use that as a positive force for healing and restraint.

Rodney King

I think it's very important that we instill in our kids that it has nothing to do with their name or their situation that they're growing up in; it has to do with who they are as an individual.

Melinda Gates

Perhaps writers should never be allowed to get together in a workplace context. It's not like studying science, after all. The emotions are at large, and are shared and are questioned. There is a vulnerability.

Graham Joyce

Being in love is all about the ability to give rather than take. It is not easy, but if you can this, then you will experience love.

Sushmita Sen

I'm a novelist, editor, short story writer. I also teach, and I freelance sometimes as an arts consultant. Most of my books have been published by Warner Books, now known as Central Books.

Nalo Hopkinson

I'm like a bad musical cliche because I my guitar on the road and try to write songs in hotel rooms.