Simone Schwarz-Bart quotes

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Be a brave little Negress, a real drum with two sides, let life hit, bang at you, but always keep the underside intact.
The sun never gets tired of rising but sometimes a person gets tired of being under the sun.
The sun goes away at night and leaves you your sorrows, and it does not rise any quicker when you are joyful.
You see, the sadness is that rainbows follow rainbows, and they last no longer than shooting starsif we knew that we would never c ...
No matter how heavy a woman's breasts are, her chest is always strong enough to carry them.
There is the churning and the boiling of the sea, and the foam on top of it and that is what man is, churning and foam together.
She also knew old slave songs and I wondered why, when she hummed them, grandmother braided my hair even more softly, as if her fi ...
Wave like a filao, shine like a poinciana tree, crack and moan like a bamboo, but find your woman's stride and change your step li ...
Woe to whomever laughs once and gets used to it because life's treacherousness knows no bounds and when she bestows gifts on you w ...
Every day you must arise and say to your heart, 'I have suffered enough and now I must live because the light of the sun must not ...
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