Seven Quotes about Life by Gwendolyn Brooks

This is a time that is both confusing and yet clear. Sometimes it’s just best to decide to not make sense of it all and to simply live it and be inspired. Here are several quotations about life by the late Gwendolyn Brooks (Born June 7, 1917) that you can use for inspiration and to inspire the people who follow you on social media. 


“What, what am I to do with all of this life?”

― Gwendolyn Brooks, Maud Martha


“My Poem is life, and not finished.

It shall never be finished.

My Poem is life, and can grow.”

― Gwendolyn Brooks


“This is the urgency: Live!

And have your blooming in the noise of the whirlwind.”

― Gwendolyn Brooks


“Live not for Battles Won.

Live not for The-End-of-the-Song.

Live in the along.”

― Gwendolyn Brooks


“We are each other’s harvest; we are each other’s business; we are each other’s magnitude and bond.”

― Gwendolyn Brooks


“She was learning to love moments. To love moments for themselves.”

― Gwendolyn Brooks


“Poetry is life distilled.”

― Gwendolyn Brooks


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