Alex Haley - Quotes

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Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help.

Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help.

In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.

In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.

Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.

Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.

Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. ---->>>

Either you deal with what is the reality, or you can be sure that the reality is going to deal with you. ---->>>

When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.

When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.

In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good, and praise it. ---->>>

I look at my books the way parents look at their children. The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn't make me love the less successful one any less. ---->>>

My fondest hope is that 'Roots' may start black, white, brown, red, yellow people digging back for their own roots. Man, that would make me feel 90 feet tall. ---->>>

Roots is not just a saga of my family. It is the symbolic saga of a people. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 08-11, 1921
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Die: 02-10, 1992
Occupation: Novelist
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Alexander Murray Palmer "Alex" Haley (August 11, 1921 – February 10, 1992) was an American writer and the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. ABC adapted the book as a television miniseries of the same name and aired it in 1977 to a record-breaking audience of 130 million viewers (wikipedia)