Most Powerful Quotes From The Color Purple

I had a chance to check out a private screening of The Color Purple a few weeks back and I got the opportunity to meet Oscar Winner Louis Gossett Jr. You may remember him in many roles but everyone remembers him from his role as Fiddler in Roots and also in An Officer and a Gentleman where he won for Best Supporting Actor in 1983!

Gossett plays Mister’s Dad in the new film and he was a delight to chat with! I loved the movie, the singing and Fantasia gave a stellar performance and I suggest you head to the movie and see for yourself, its extremely well-written with lots of talented people!

The iconic film stars Fantasia Barrino, Taraji P. Henson, H.E.R., Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, Halle Bailey, Aunjanue Ellis Taylor and more. The film has made over $25 million dollars in just two days! See some of the most powerful quotes from the movie and it’s in theaters now.

Keep your head held high, just like Mama taught us .

Dear Celie, we are more than just kings and queens. We are at the center of the universe.

Today, our teacher taught us about a place called Africa. She say our mamas come from queens over there. That means that we royalty .

All I had was my sister, She was the only one ever loved me.

How come you don’t laugh none? Ain’t you got something to make you just smile?

I was married to a man I didn’t love. And he took my sister away from me.

We got to show these folks we belong.

Now I come here out of respect. But if there ain’t none to get, there sure ain’t none to give.

I know my sister’s somewhere in the world. Someday we’re going to meet again.

The Color Purple, based on the classic novel by Alice Walker and the beloved Steven Spielberg movie, is a decades-spanning tale of one woman’s journey to independence. Celie faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately finds extraordinary strength and hope in the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood.

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