|Key Quotations from Letters 46 - 60|
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"I donít sleep. I donít cry. I donít do nothing. Iím cold
too. Pretty soon I think maybe Iím dead."
"People who need Christ and good medical advice."
"Thatís why the bible says Jesus Christ had hair like lambís
wool. Lambís wool is not straight, Celie. It isnít even curly."
"It is run by white people and they donít say anything about
caring about Africa, but only about duty."
"She says an African daisy and an English daisy are both flowers,
but totally different kinds."
"From Africa they have thousands of vases, jars, masks . . . and
they are all so beautiful it is hard to imagine that the people who made
them donít still exist."
"Millions and millions of Africans were captured and sold into
slaveryóyou and me Celie!"
"The president talked a good bit about his efforts trying to
develop the country and about his problems with the natives, who donít
want to work to help build the country up."
"Us sleep like sisters, me and Shug."
"A needle not a razor in my hand."
Written by Matthew Kane