Posts Tagged ‘Aberjhani’

Quote of the day, Oct. 8

October 8, 2013

Aberjhani, on writing

“Words, like music, gave themselves to me as companions and have always endowed my existence with a strength and resilience that otherwise I would not have.”

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Quote of the day, Jan. 4

January 4, 2013

Aberjhani, on the experience of the African American slaves

“While the enslavement of African Americans was an unavoidable historical fact, so was the historical record of their courage in the face of mortal danger, their strength before seemingly insurmountable odds, their faith when confronted with conditions that had driven others to faithless despair, and their evocation of beauty and genius under oppressive circumstances that did not encourage either.”