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Germaine Greer – 11 Quotes

 

11 Quotes by Germaine Greer

 

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

– Germaine Greer


The real theater of the sex war is the domestic hearth.

– Germaine Greer


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


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


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


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

– Germaine Greer


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


Man is jealous because of his amour propre woman is jealous because of her lack of it.

– Germaine Greer


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

– Germaine Greer


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


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

– Germaine Greer