Kate Millett Quotes

- Notable Kate Millett Quotes Index -

Born: September 14, 1934, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Author

1.
A sexual revolution begins with the emancipation of women, who are the chief victims of patriarchy, and also with the ending of homosexual oppression.
- Kate Millett

2.
Aren't women prudes if they don't and prostitutes if they do?
- Kate Millett

3.
I was supposed to be women's lib, and now I'd exceeded it and gone over into international politics.
- Kate Millett

4.
Men and women were declared equal one morning and everybody could divorce each other by postcard.
- Kate Millett

5.
Politics is repetition. It is not change. Change is something beyond what we call politics. Change is the essence politics is supposed to be the means to bring into being.
- Kate Millett

6.
The concept of romantic love affords a means of emotional manipulation which the male is free to exploit, since love is the only circumstance in which the female is (ideologically) pardoned for sexual activity.
- Kate Millett

7.
This is how psychiatry has functioned-as a kind of property arm of the government, who can put you away if your husband doesn't like you.
- Kate Millett

8.
We are naive and moralistic women. We are human beings who find politics a blight upon the human condition. And do not know how one copes with it except through politics.
- Kate Millett

9.
What is our freedom fight about? Is it about the liberation of children or just having sex with them?
- Kate Millett

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