Gwendolyn Brooks was a prolific American teacher, poet and author who won a ‘Pulitzer Prize for Poetry’ for ‘Annie Allen’ which also made her the first Afro-American to receive this honour. Her thoughts, writings, views, opinions and work primarily revolved around the struggles and celebrations of ordinary people from her own community. In 1968, Brooks was also appointed the ‘Poet Laureate’ of IIIinois. She held that position till her last breath. She is also the first Afro-American woman to have been inducted into the ‘American Academy of Arts and Letters’. Some of her notable works include, ‘A Street In Bronzeville’, ‘In The Mecca’, ‘Winnie’ and ‘Report From Part Two’ etc. Here is a collection of some famous quotable quotes and sayings by Gwendolyn Brooks which have been excerpted from her writings, thoughts, ballads, sonnets, poems, books, work and life. Read through the notable quotes and sayings by Gwendolyn Brooks.