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I realize at one point, that I was being followed, and then I began to see the surveillance that was going past the road on my house. And so, these cars began to surveil me. People began to follow me around, and it did, it was very disrupting to think that your privacy was being violated, and for no reason that I could come up with.

- Gloria Naylor

Time's passage through the memory is like molten glass that can be opaque or crystallize at any given moment at will: a thousand days are melted into one conversation one glance one hurt and one hurt can be shattered and sprinkled over a thousand.

- Gloria Naylor

Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.

- Gloria Naylor

True insanity, as frightening as it might be, gives a sort of obliviousness to the chaos in a life. People who commit suicide are struggling to order their existence, and when they see it's a losing battle, they will finalize it rather than have it wrenched from them. Insanity wouldn't permit that type of clarity.

- Gloria Naylor, Linden Hills

The intelligence community, for the most part, has no accountability at all; to the Congress, to us the American people, and so they feel that they above the law.

- Gloria Naylor

Old as she was she still missed her daddy sometimes.

- Gloria Naylor

But I don't believe that life is supposed to make you feel good, or to make you feel miserable either. Life is just supposed to make you feel.

- Gloria Naylor

Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.

- Gloria Naylor

Now that she had actually seen and accepted reality, and reality brought such a healing calm.

- Gloria Naylor

You don't repay kindness with needless cruelty.

- Gloria Naylor, Linden Hills

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.