Margaret Atwood

1939 -

A Quote by Margaret Atwood on freedom, joy, people, time, understanding, and youth

I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own.

Margaret Atwood (1939 -)

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood

The truly fearless think of themselves as normal.

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on day

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In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood

Gardening is not a rational act.

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on thought

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We thought we were running away from the grownups, and now we are the grownups.

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on justice

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Never pray for justice, because you might get some.

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on men, nature, pain, reason, and secrets

Men are not to be told anything they might find too painful; the secret depths of human nature, the sordid physicalities, might overwhelm or damage them. For instance, men often faint at the sight of their own blood, to which they are not accustomed. For this reason you should never stand behind one in the line at the Red Cross donor clinic.

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on power

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A word after a word after a word is power.

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on adulthood, age, and belief

Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood

If a stranger taps you on the ass and says, "How's the little lady today!" you will probably cringe. But if he's an American, he's only being friendly.

Margaret Atwood (1939 -)

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