Black and African-American Quotes

Very often women think that they have to take care of everyone else except themselves.

Iyanla Vanzant

Iyanla Vanzant on Women Taking Care of Everyone But Themselves

Source: “Dr. Oz” via Urban Belle, 2013

Women must begin to write more truthfully about the profound mystery of sex. I think that race is also a mystery. Which is to say that neither can be fully comprehended except as deeply mysterious expressions through which we can learn profound lessons about life. It is almost impossible not to learn something about yourself in the sexual act. So it's important for women to be alert to the spiritual growth and self-discovery they can attain by paying close attention to their sexuality.

Alice Walker