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26 Top Quotes By Saul Williams Who Interweaves Poetry And Alternative Rap

Famous As: Singer, Musician, Poet
Born On: February 29, 1972
Born In: Newburgh, New York, USA
Age: 50 Years
Saul Williams is a renowned American rapper, actor, poet, and writer. He realized that he could be a successful artist at a very early age and invested in education accordingly. After graduating from a renowned Arts school he went on writing poems and won the ‘Grand Slam Championship’ by the Nuyorican Poet’s Cafe. He went on to perform as an actor in the film ‘Slam’ and even collaborated with great singers of the Back Arts Movement to become a singer. He further went on to record many albums and gave many live performances. He gradually became famous and also supported many smaller bands in developing themselves. He also released his album ‘Volcanic Sunlight’ which had the backdrop of an old Indian song. His most notable album was ‘The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust!’ which was adapted from his poems. He won a couple of awards including the reputed ‘Gotham Awards’. Here is a collection of sayings and quotations by the distinguished rapper which have been curated from his poems, songs, writings, lyrics and interviews. Read on the compilation of quotes and thoughts by Saul Williams that will surely steal your heart.
Come, my love, we have oceans to sail.

Come, my love, we have oceans to sail.

Saul Williams
She kissed as if she, alone, could forge the signature of the sun

She kissed as if she, alone, could forge the signature of the sun

Saul Williams
Intelligence is intuitive
you needn't learn to love
unless you've been taught
to fear and hate

Intelligence is intuitive you needn't learn to love unless you've been taught to fear and hate

Saul Williams
The greatest Americans
have not been born yet
they are waiting patiently
for the past to die

The greatest Americans have not been born yet they are waiting patiently for the past to die

Saul Williams
I surrendered my beliefs 
and found myself at the tree of life
injecting my story into the veins of leaves
only to find that stories like forests
are subject to seasons

I surrendered my beliefs and found myself at the tree of life injecting my story into the veins of leaves only to find that stories like forests are subject to seasons

Saul Williams
She stuck a bookmark in my heart and walked away

She stuck a bookmark in my heart and walked away

Saul Williams
The wind is the moon's imagination wandering.

The wind is the moon's imagination wandering.

Saul Williams
My love is my soul's imagination... 
how do I love you... imagine.

My love is my soul's imagination... how do I love you... imagine.

Saul Williams
A lie preserved in stained glass doesn't make it more true.

A lie preserved in stained glass doesn't make it more true.

Saul Williams
I dance for no reason, for reasons you can't dance, 
Call me an activist of intellectualized circumstance 
You can't learn my steps until you unlearn your thoughts Spirit, soul, can't be store-bought.

I dance for no reason, for reasons you can't dance, Call me an activist of intellectualized circumstance You can't learn my steps until you unlearn your thoughts Spirit, soul, can't be store-bought.

Saul Williams
Books are carefully folded forests/void of autumn/bound from the sun

Books are carefully folded forests/void of autumn/bound from the sun

Saul Williams
Only through new words
might new worlds
be called
into order

Only through new words might new worlds be called into order

Saul Williams
She stuck a bookmark in his heart and walked away.

She stuck a bookmark in his heart and walked away.

Saul Williams
When I can feel you breathing into me i, like a stone gargoyle
atop some crumbling building,
spring to life
a resuscitated 
angel.

When I can feel you breathing into me i, like a stone gargoyle atop some crumbling building, spring to life a resuscitated angel.

Saul Williams
I am like a survivor
of the flood
walking through the streets
drenched with
God
surprised that all of the 
drowned victims
are still walking and talking

I am like a survivor of the flood walking through the streets drenched with God surprised that all of the drowned victims are still walking and talking

Saul Williams
I laced my shoes with sorrow
and walked a weary road
dead end streets
don't come undone
with double knots 

wing tipped shoes
that walk on air
through vacant lots

I laced my shoes with sorrow and walked a weary road dead end streets don't come undone with double knots wing tipped shoes that walk on air through vacant lots

Saul Williams
My father's a preacher, my mother's a teacher, thus . . . I rhyme.

My father's a preacher, my mother's a teacher, thus . . . I rhyme.

Saul Williams
For all the ghosts and corpses that shall never know the breath of our children
so long
for the sacrifice and endurance of our mothers and the sustained breath of our fathers
we live

For all the ghosts and corpses that shall never know the breath of our children so long for the sacrifice and endurance of our mothers and the sustained breath of our fathers we live

Saul Williams
I have offered myself to the inkwell of the wordsmith that I might be shaped into new terms of being.

I have offered myself to the inkwell of the wordsmith that I might be shaped into new terms of being.

Saul Williams
Some rather seek up high 
Than dig and grind that inner truth

Some rather seek up high Than dig and grind that inner truth

Saul Williams
Fax me a fact, and I'll telegram a hologram.

Fax me a fact, and I'll telegram a hologram.

Saul Williams
This is her body this is her blood

This is her body this is her blood

Saul Williams
There is nothing more negligent than attempting to address a problem one finds on a branch than by censoring the leaves.

There is nothing more negligent than attempting to address a problem one finds on a branch than by censoring the leaves.

Saul Williams
The anchor man
thrown overboard
has simply rooted us
in history's repeating cycle

The anchor man thrown overboard has simply rooted us in history's repeating cycle

Saul Williams
I don't trust the man
that i am becoming
he seems too much
and seldom is

I don't trust the man that i am becoming he seems too much and seldom is

Saul Williams
I presented my feminine side with flowers. She cut
the stems and placed them gently down my throat.
And these tu lips might soon eclipse your brightest
hopes.

I presented my feminine side with flowers. She cut the stems and placed them gently down my throat. And these tu lips might soon eclipse your brightest hopes.

Saul Williams