Anger … it’s a paralyzing emotion … you

Anger … it’s a paralyzing emotion … you can’t get anything done. People sort of think it’s an interesting, passionate, and igniting feeling ? I don’t think it’s any of that ? it’s helpless … it’s absence of control ? and I need all of my skills, all of the control, all of my powers … and anger doesn’t provide any of that ? I have no use for it whatsoever.”

[Interview with CBS radio host Don Swaim, September 15, 1987.]
— Toni Morrison

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