"A cultural fixation on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty but an obsession about female obedience."
"Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women's history; a quietly mad population is a tractable one."
both by Namoi Wolf "The Beauty Myth"
"How frail the human heart must be - a mirrored pool of thought."
"Dying is an art, like everything else. I do it exceptionally well. I do it so it feels like hell. I do it so it feels real. I guess you could say I've a call. "
both by Sylvia Plath
"I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. "
"If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal. "
"No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure. "
"No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action."
"The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought. "
All quotes by Emma Goldman
And the quote of the week is......
"Women need not always keep their mouths shut and their wombs open." Emma Goldman
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