Margaret Atwood

1939 -

A Quote by Margaret Atwood on love and names

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The Eskimos had 52 names for snow because it was important to them; there ought to be as many for love.

Margaret Atwood (1939 -)

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on art, dreams, popularity, and society

Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.

Margaret Atwood (1939 -)

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on contempt, kindness, men, sharing, and women

She even had a kind of special position among men: she was an exception, she fitted none of the categories they commonly used when talking about girls; she wasn't a cock-teaser, a cold fish, an easy lay or a snarky bitch; she was an honorary person. She had grown to share their contempt for most women.

Margaret Atwood (1939 -)

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on sons and women

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Sons branch out, but one woman leads to another.

Margaret Atwood (1939 -)

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on body, children, and modesty

The basic Female body comes with the following accessories: garter belt, panti-girdle, crinoline, camisole, bustle, brassiere, stomacher, chemise, virgin zone, spike heels, nose ring, veil, kid gloves, fishnet stockings, fichu, bandeau, Merry Widow, weepers, chokers, barrettes, bangles, beads, lorgnette, feather boa, basic black, compact, Lycra stretch one-piece with modesty panel, designer peignoir, flannel nightie, lace teddy, bed, head.

Margaret Atwood (1939 -)

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on gifts, silence, and speech

A voice is a human gift; it should be cherished and used, to utter fully human speech as possible. Powerlessness and silence go together.

Margaret Atwood (1939 -)

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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 on death

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Canada was built on dead beavers.

Margaret Atwood (1939 -)

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on beginning and oppression

The beginning of Canadian cultural nationalism was not "Am I really that oppressed?" but "Am I really that boring?"

Margaret Atwood (1939 -)

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on divorce and survival

A divorce is like an amputation; you survive, but there's less of you.

Margaret Atwood (1939 -)

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