Quotes of Germaine Greer

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Older women can afford to agree that femininity is a charade, a matter of colored hair, ecru lace and whalebones, the kind of slap and tat that transvestites are in love with, and no more.

- Germaine Greer

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“ What was it like to lose him?" Asked Sorrow. There was a long pause before I responded: It was like hearing every goodbye ever said to me—said all at once. ”

- Lang Leav

“ It never gets easier, missing you. And sometimes I wonder if it ever will. ”

- Heather Brewer

“ Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will. ”

- Suzy Kassem

“ For all those that have to fight for the respect that everyone else is given without question. ”

- N.K. Jemisin

“ It is time to step up. It is time to rise up and claim our power, our selfworth, to find our true inner strength and to reclaim it. Step into it. Use it. We have the unlimited strength within us to birth, to create, to bring to life our purest intentions. This is about rising up by ourselves and for ourselves. This is about finding our innate strength so we can heal, repair, nourish and reflect in whatever way we need to. Our worlds needs us. Our children need us. Our men need us. We are the ones we've been waiting for. ”

- Petra Poje Keeper of The Eye

“ I wish to drown in my pain, alone, just like a moth dancing to its death in the flame! ”

- Nishta Kochar

“ Your heart matters and your pain matters, but for the love of all things beautiful in the world, you must keep your cool. Whether things ended amicably or in a messy manner, your overwhelming desire to express your emotions will reach a peak and you will want your voice heard. The best advice you will ever receive when it comes to this part is this: You are a queen and you must not disgrace yourself. It will seem easier said than done, but you must keep in mind that you are a woman of greatness and women of greatness carry themselves in grace and dignity. ”

- Stalina Goodwin

“ I wish I knew how to quit you. ”

- Brokeback Mountain

“ Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Stop taking care of my life, if you want to have time to take care of yours! ”

- Cleber Barros

“ You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving. ”

- Amy Carmichael

“ I am buoyant and expansive and uncontainablebut I always was so, only I never knew it! ”

- Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

“ I think… if it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts. ”

- Leo Tolstoy

“ I keep thinking about this river somewhere, with the water moving really fast. And these two people in the water, trying to hold onto each other, holding on as hard as they can, but in the end it’s just too much. The current’s too strong. They’ve got to let go, drift apart. ”

- Kazuo Ishiguro

“ Love is a bloody battle, and life—a ruthless war. ”

- Nichomachus

“ Submission is not about authority and it is not obedience; it is all about relationships of love and respect. ”

- Wm. Paul Young

“ The darker the night, the brighter the stars. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Am I getting braver, or just getting accustomed to being terrified? ”

- Randy Alcorn

“ ...even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it's used for selfish or cowardly reasons. Mr. Penderwick ”

- Jeanne Birdsall

“ Battered was my heart in the deep search, branded with cracks like slices of silver birch. An ignorant dream, a wish, just fool's gold that was the tale that love had sold. ”

- Sara Secora

“ Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ The truth knocks on the door and you say, "Go away, I'm looking for the truth," and so it goes away. Puzzling. ”

- Robert M. Pirsig

“ Love me. As a mother who had fed you on her breasts. Like a lover who teased you with them. Like a friend on whose chest you laid your head and wept. Love me. ”

- Tatjana Ostojic