Tsitsi Dangarembga quotes

  • Arthur V. Berger commenting on the music of Aaron Copland: Here is at last an American that we may place unapologetically beside the great recognized creative figures of any other country.

  • When you take a tree that is rooted in the ground, and transfer it from one place to another, the tree will no longer bear fruit. And if it does, the fruit will not be as good as it was in its original place. This is a rule of nature. I think if I had left my country, I would be the same as the tree.

  • God does not so much want us to do things as to let people see what He can do.

  • The question of boundaries is a major question of the Jewish people because the Jews are the great experts of crossing boundaries. They have a sense of identity inside themselves that doesn't permit them to cross boundaries with other people.

  • It is not enough to wear an ornamental cross as a pretty decoration.

  • When the journey's over/There'll be time enough to sleep.

  • No, you can’t force other people to change. You can, however, change just about everything else. And usually, that’s enough.

  • Moments are history. If you have enough of them, they become a story.

  • Sleeping. Turning in turn like planets rotating in their midnight meadow: a touch is enough to let us know we're not alone in the universe, even in sleep.

  • Please leave me something...even one memory would be enough.