Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Germaine Greer
(1939-____) born on
Jan 29
English "reformer, author, educator". "She championed the sexual freedom of women in "The Female Eunuch," 1970; however her book "Sex and Destiny," 1984 was called anti-feminist by critics."

"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. The pleasure they give is steady, unorgastic, reliable, deep and long-lasting."

"Energy is the power that drives every human being. It is not lost by exertion but maintained by it, for it is a faculty of the psyche."
Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves; when that right is pre-empted it is called brain-washing.
"Perhaps catastrophe is the natural human environment, and even though we spend a good deal of energy trying to get away from it, we are programmed for survival amid catastrophe."
"Our whole lives are lived in a tangle of telling, not telling, misleading, allowing to know, concealing, eavesdropping and collusion. When Washington said he could not tell a lie, his father must have answered, 'You had better learn.""


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Daddy, We Hardly Knew You," "Still in Melbourne, January 1987," 1989."
R: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
A: "In "Times," 1 Feb 1986."
N: ""Sex and Destiny," ch. 14, 1984."
K: From an Internet collection of quotations.

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