We are women. We are a subject people who have inherited an alien culture.
Everybody believes in psychiatry; it’s supposed to be for our own good. Let psychiatry prove that anybody has an illness, and I’d concede, but there is no physical proof.
What is the natural reaction when told you have a hopeless mental illness? That diagnosis does you in; that, and the humiliation of being there. I mean, the indignity you’re subjected to. My God.
This country is becoming increasingly authoritarian. It’s based on capital punishment.
Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.
Love can be understood only ‘from the inside,’ as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning, not the result of ignorance or accident, its children will become the foundation of a new race.
They are more beautiful than anything in the world, kinetic sculptures, perfect form in motion.
The most important function of the university in an age of reason is to protect reason from itself.
On private transactions, I’ll just go very quickly now, a major difference between the United States and Euroland is that in Europe banks are much more important in financial transactions than in the United States.