Words matter. These are the best Lisa Bonet Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
My mother, brave woman, lost her whole family when she decided to marry a black man in the ’60s. When the marriage fell apart, she had to come back to her family.
I work with youth offenders in LA, I’ve heard them speak and see how music manipulates them.
My life is art. Its how I express God.
Having a mate has given me that feeling of safety.
Both of my parents would say they were atheists, so where I inherited my connection to God I don’t know. But it’s natural. No Bible, no Torah, just the love religion.
I’m part of an important movement that needs to happen.
The Cosby years were a major part of my life, but it is the past; I don’t really concentrate on it.
A group of us started a community center in Santa Monica. We’ve tried different programs, and three have worked really well. A poetry group. Once a week we visit Venice High and talk to girls at risk.
I have a desire to create more film, more beauty, more art, more love, but I don’t feel desperate. It’s not about creating or building a career.
Once a week we go to juvenile hall and talk to boys there. Just go and spend a day in the juvenile courts.
I took solace in my relationship with God who, along with my dog, was my best friend growing up.
We use a Native American tradition of the talking stick. You sit and pass it around and whoever has the stick has to talk. Some people just hold it. Others really share.
It’s okay to be a freak.
Success made me self-sufficient, but it also took away my anonymity. I’m just this quiet nobody, and all of a sudden people are nervous around me. That was kind of weird.
I’m a shy person. I don’t know if it’s in my DNA to share with the world.
I felt devalued and disrespected. The energy behind it felt disingenuous and motivated by corporate profit.
Prisons are like the concentration camps of our time. So many go in and never come out, and primarily they’re black and Latino.
An instructor once told me that when there’s resistence in your body, it’s only because of the resistence in your mind. It’s about getting inside the pose. Being the breath.
I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism.
Having Zoe saved my life. It was my wake-up call. There were so many things I didn’t want to pass on to her.
I was obsessed with the Olympics. It’s so exciting to see that level of excellence and endurance.
I spent a lot of time feeling alienated and rejected.
Let those who know know, and let me keep what little privacy I can.
What saddens me is the corruption of youth and beauty, and the loss of soul, which is only replaced by money.
It’s from our sufferings that we form our consciousness.