Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie quotes, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie sayings, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Relaxing your hair is like being in prison. You're caged in. Your hair rules you. You didn't go running with Curt today because you don't want to sweat out this straightness. You're always battling to make your hair do what it wasn't meant to do. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Race doesn't really exist for you because it has never been a barrier. Black folks don't have that choice. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The problem with gender is that it prescribes how we should be, rather than recognising how we are. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Yes, there's a problem with gender as it is today, and we must fix it, we must do better. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Race doesn't really exist for you because it has never been a barrier. Black folks don't have that choice. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
She could not complain about not having shoes when the person she was talking to had no legs. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
We teach girls shame; close your legs, cover yourself, we make them feel as though by being born female they're already guilty of something. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Teach her to reject likeability. Her job is not to make herself likeable, her job is to be her full self, a self that is honest and aware of the equal humanity of other people. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Boys and girls are undeniably different biologically, but socialization exaggerates the differences. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Nobody just leaves medical school, especially given it's fiercely competitive to get in. But I had a sister who was a doctor, another who was a pharmacist, a brother who was an engineer. So my parents already had sensible children who would be able to make an actual living, and I think they felt comfortable sacrificing their one strange child. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Because she said what she thought and because she smiled only when she felt like smiling, and not constantly and vacuously, America's cheapest caricature was cast on her, the angry black woman. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Culture does not make people. People make culture. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
This was love: a string of coincidences that gathered significance and became miracles. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie