Germaine Greer Quotes

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Born: January 29, 1939, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Birth Country: Australia
Occupation: Author

1.
All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man no society will survive a shortage of women.
- Germaine Greer

2.
English culture is basically homosexual in the sense that the men only really care about other men.
- Germaine Greer

3.
Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone.
- Germaine Greer

4.
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
- Germaine Greer

5.
Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither warm nor cold, light nor dark.
- Germaine Greer

6.
Man is jealous because of his amour propre woman is jealous because of her lack of it.
- Germaine Greer

7.
Marriage made more sense when it was indissoluble. It's the woman trying to cope with the strains of a one-parent family who will suffer most from the relaxation of the divorce laws.
- Germaine Greer

8.
Never advise anyone to go to war or to get married. Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present. He that has no children brings them up well.
- Germaine Greer

9.
The real theater of the sex war is the domestic hearth.
- Germaine Greer

10.
The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy nowadays it means rank subversion.
- Germaine Greer

11.
Women are reputed never to be disgusted. The sad fact is that they often are, but not with men following the lead of men, they are most often disgusted with themselves.
- Germaine Greer

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