Toni Morrison Quotes (99 quotes)
“Language alone protects us from the scariness of things with no names. Language alone is meditation.”
Nobel Prize Lecture (1993)
New Yorker, 5 October 1998
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Born: February 18, 1931 (age 86)
Occupation: Novelist, writer
Bio: Toni Morrison is an American novelist, editor, and professor. Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed characters. Among her best known novels are The Bluest Eye, Sula, Song of Solomon and Beloved. She also was commissioned to write the libretto for a new opera, Margaret Garner, first performed in 2005.