GREER, GERMAINE

GREER, GERMAINE

One may not reach the dawn save by the path of the night.

GREER, GERMAINE

GREER, GERMAINE

I grew up thinking there was one unpardonable sin – to be boring.

GREER, GERMAINE

GREER, GERMAINE – The Female Eunuch

Our life-style contains more Thanatos than Eros, for egotism, exploitation, deception, obsession and addiction have more place in us than eroticism, joy, generosity and spontaneity.

GREER, GERMAINE - The Female Eunuch

GREER, GERMAINE

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

GREER, GERMAINE

GREER, GERMAINE – The Female Eunuch

Woman… cannot be content with health and agility: she must make exorbitant efforts to appear something that never could exist without a diligent perversion of nature. Is it too much to ask that women be spared the daily struggle for superhuman beauty in order to offer it to the caresses of a subhumanly ugly mate?

GREER, GERMAINE - The Female Eunuch

GREER, GERMAINE

Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.

GREER, GERMAINE

GREER, GERMAINE

You’re only young once, but you can be immature forever.

GREER, GERMAINE

GREER, GERMAINE – The Female Eunuch

The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.

GREER, GERMAINE - The Female Eunuch

GREER, GERMAINE – The Female Eunuch

Womanpower means the self determination of women, and that means all the baggage of paternalistic society will have to be thrown overboard.

GREER, GERMAINE - The Female Eunuch