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Warren Farrell – 17 Quotes

 

17 Quotes by Warren Farrell

 

Men are fair, and they have learned not to personalize anger – they can disagree with you and argue to the bone, but afterward they still consider you a nice person with whom the underlying human relationship need not be altered.

– Warren Farrell


Throughout my life I have always been amazed that people couldn’t listen to other people, that they couldn’t hear their best intent, that there seemed to be an enormous need to demonize.

– Warren Farrell


The five different areas in which boys are in crisis – education jobs emotional health physical health and fatherlessness – are handled by different portions of the government.

– Warren Farrell


Nobody really believes in equality anyway.

– Warren Farrell


It evolved from my experience in the fifties, growing up during the McCarthy era, and hearing a lot of assumptions that America was wonderful and Communism was terrible.

– Warren Farrell


A man’s primary fantasy is access to a variety of attractive women without the fear of rejection.

– Warren Farrell


The only men who aren’t in fear of women’s reactions are usually men who aren’t born or who are dead.

– Warren Farrell


When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment.

– Warren Farrell


The Myth of Male Power dealt much more with the political issues, the legal issues, sexual harassment, date rape, women who kill, and those issues were very much more interfaced with the agendas of feminism.

– Warren Farrell


I’m an awfully loyal friend. Once I’ve started a relationship with someone, it’s like they are syrup and I’m a pancake. Their syrup gets into my pancake, so to speak.

– Warren Farrell


Once boys’ and men’s challenges are clear, the question ‘why now’ quickly becomes ‘why didn’t we see this sooner?’ The answer? Virtually every society that survived did so by socializing its sons to be disposable.

– Warren Farrell


I don’t think there’s anything that is a greater area of discrimination against women today than the fact that nowhere in the world is there a female role model in team sports that more than half of a general audience would recognize.

– Warren Farrell


Men’s competitive team sports focus on the balance between individual achievement and team achievement with the emphasis on team achievement.

– Warren Farrell


For example, the equivalent of a woman being treated as a sex object is a man being treated as a success object.

– Warren Farrell


Without husbands, women have to focus on earning more. They work longer hours, they’re willing to relocate and they’re more likely to choose higher-paying fields like technology.

– Warren Farrell


All women’s issues are to some degree men’s issues and all men’s issues are to some degree women’s issues because when either sex wins unilaterally both sexes lose.

– Warren Farrell


Companies like I.B.M. have offered women scholarships to study engineering for years, and women engineers routinely get higher starting salaries than men.

– Warren Farrell


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