11 Beautiful Junot Díaz Quotes To Live By

The author spoke at St. Francis College in Brooklyn on April 16 and had some incredible pieces of advice.

“Literature is less involved in giving you answers and more dedicated to giving you insight.”

"Literature is less involved in giving you answers and more dedicated to giving you insight."

Ken Brown

“If you can’t see women — half the species — as human, you can’t see yourself as human.”

"If you can't see women — half the species — as human, you can't see yourself as human."

Ken Brown

“I never hear white writers get asked, ‘Do you worry about how you represent white people?'”

"I never hear white writers get asked, 'Do you worry about how you represent white people?'"

Ken Brown

“The question isn’t ‘Do we have the writers?’ — it’s ‘Who’s deciding who gets rewarded, who gets the power?'”

"The question isn't ‘Do we have the writers?’ — it's 'Who's deciding who gets rewarded, who gets the power?'"

Ken Brown


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