Amanda Gorman Quotes (Author of The Hill We Climb)

Amanda Gorman Quotes 


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There is always light.

Only if we are brave enough to see it.

There is always light.

Only if we are brave enough to be it. – Amanda Gorman


We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always peace. – Amanda Gorman


When day comes, we step out of the shade of flame and unafraid.

The new dawn balloons as we free it.

For there is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it.

If only we’re brave enough to be it. – Amanda Gorman


We lay down our arms

so we can reach out our arms

to one another

We seek harm to none and harmony for all

Let the globe, if nothing else, say this is true:

That even as we grieved, we grew

That even as we hurt, we hoped

That even as we tired, we tried – Amanda Gorman


Let the globe, if nothing else, say this is true:

That even as we grieved, we grew

That even as we hurt, we hoped

That even as we tired, we tried – Amanda Gorman


our people diverse and beautiful will emerge,

battered and beautiful

When day comes we step out of the shade,

aflame and unafraid – Amanda Gorman


Somehow we’ve weathered and witnessed

a nation that isn’t broken

but simply unfinished. . .

And yes we are far from polished

far from pristine

but that doesn’t mean we are

striving to form a union that is perfect

We are striving to forge a union with purpose – Amanda Gorman


There is always a light, if only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it. – Amanda Gorman


The new dawn blooms as we free it,

For there is always light,

If only we’re brave enough to see it,

If only we’re brave enough to be it. – Amanda Gorman


we know our inaction and inertia

will be the inheritance of the next generation

Our blunders become their burdens

But one thing is certain:

If we merge mercy with might,

and might with right,

then love becomes our legacy

and change our children’s birthright

So let us leave behind a country

better than the one we were left with – Amanda Gorman


For there is always light. If only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it. – Amanda Gorman


If we’re to live up to our own time,

then victory won’t lie in the blade.

But in all the bridges we’ve made,

that is the promise to glade,

the hill we climb.

If only we dare.

It’s because being American is more than a pride we inherit,

it’s the past we step into

and how we repair it. – Amanda Gorman


That is the promised glade, The hill we climb, if only we dare it: Because being American is more than a pride we inherit— It’s the past we step into, and how we repair it. – Amanda Gorman


Poetry is an art form, but, to me, it’s also a weapon, it’s also an instrument. It’s the ability to make ideas that have been known, felt and said.” Inaugural poet – Amanda Gorman


The first bud of spring sings the other seeds into joining her uprising. – Amanda Gorman


When day comes, we step out of the shade, Aflame and unafraid. The new dawn blooms as we free it, For there is always light, If only we’re brave enough to see it, If only we’re brave enough to be it. – Amanda Gorman


The norms and notions of what “just is’ isn’t always “justice”. – Amanda Gorman


Anxiety is a living body, Poised beside us like a shadow. It is the last creature standing, The only beast who loves us Enough to stay. – Amanda Gorman


Somehow, we’ve weathered and witnessed A nation that isn’t broken, but simply unfinished. – Amanda Gorman


We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always peace, And the norms and notions of what “just is” Isn’t always justice. – Amanda Gorman


If we merge mercy with might, and might

with right, Then love becomes our legacy,  And change, our children’s birthright. – Amanda Gorman


Scripture tells us to envision that: “Everyone shall sit under their own vine and fig tree, And no one shall make them afraid. – Amanda Gorman


I can hear change humming

In its loudest, proudest song.

I don’t fear change coming,

And so I sing along. – Amanda Gorman


I use my strengths and my smarts,

Take a knee to make a stand. – Amanda Gorman


While we might feel small, separate, and all alone, our people have never been more tightly tethered. The question’s not if we will weather this unknown, but how we will weather the unknown together. – Amanda Gorman


There is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we are brave enough to be it. – Amanda Gorman


Not because we will never again know

defeat, But because we will never again sow

division. – Amanda Gorman


For there is always light, If only we’re brave enough to see it, If only we’re brave enough to be it. – Amanda Gorman

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