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Andrea Dworkin quotes: Touch is the meaning of being human. Touch is the meaning of being human.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: I have been asked, politely and not so politely, why I am myself. This is an accounting any woman will be called on to give if she asserts her will. I have been asked, politely and not so politely, why I am myself. This is an accounting any woman will be called on to give if she asserts her will.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Heterosexual intercourse is the pure, formalized expression of contempt for women's bodies. Heterosexual intercourse is the pure, formalized expression of contempt for women's bodies.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: 'Women's fashion' is a euphemism for fashion created by men for women. 'Women's fashion' is a euphemism for fashion created by men for women.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Being stigmatied by sex is being marked by its meaning in a human life of loneliness and imperfection, where some pain is indelible. Being stigmatied by sex is being marked by its meaning in a human life of loneliness and imperfection, where some pain is indelible.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: One needs either equality or political and economic superiority. One needs either equality or political and economic superiority.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: All personal, psychological, social, and institutionalized domination on this earth can be traced back to its source: the phallic identities of men. All personal, psychological, social, and institutionalized domination on this earth can be traced back to its source: the phallic identities of men.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: I've read Hamlet, I know men suffer. I've read Hamlet, I know men suffer.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: There is no place on earth, no day or night, no hour or minute, when one is not a Jew or a woman. There is no place on earth, no day or night, no hour or minute, when one is not a Jew or a woman.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: The creative mind is intelligence in action in the world. The creative mind is intelligence in action in the world.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Men know everything - all of them - all the time - no matter how stupid or inexperienced or arrogant or ignorant they are. Men know everything - all of them - all the time - no matter how stupid or inexperienced or arrogant or ignorant they are.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Any violation of a woman's body can become sex for men; this is the essential truth of pornography. Any violation of a woman's body can become sex for men; this is the essential truth of pornography.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Could women's liberation ever be a revolutionary movement, not rhetorically but on the ground? Could women's liberation ever be a revolutionary movement, not rhetorically but on the ground?
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Families make possible the super-exploitation of women by training them to look upon their work outside the home as peripheral to their 'true' role. Families make possible the super-exploitation of women by training them to look upon their work outside the home as peripheral to their 'true' role.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Feminism exists so that no woman ever has to face her abuser in isolation, alone. Feminism exists so that no woman ever has to face her abuser in isolation, alone.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: The essence of oppression is that one is defined from the outside by those who define themselves as superior by criteria of their own choice. The essence of oppression is that one is defined from the outside by those who define themselves as superior by criteria of their own choice.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Remember: Resist do not comply Remember: Resist do not comply
Andrea Dworkin quotes: The argument between wives and whores is an old one; each one thinking that whatever she is, at least she is not the other. The argument between wives and whores is an old one; each one thinking that whatever she is, at least she is not the other.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Men use the night to erase us. Men use the night to erase us.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: The annihilation of a woman's personality, individuality, will, character, is prerequisite to male sexuality. The annihilation of a woman's personality, individuality, will, character, is prerequisite to male sexuality.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Feminism requires precisely what patriarchy destroys in women: unimpeachable bravery in confronting male power Feminism requires precisely what patriarchy destroys in women: unimpeachable bravery in confronting male power
Andrea Dworkin quotes: The tragedy is that women so committed to survival cannot recognize that they are committing suicide. The tragedy is that women so committed to survival cannot recognize that they are committing suicide.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: The beauty of a Jewish education is that you learn how to argue. The beauty of a Jewish education is that you learn how to argue.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Sexism is the foundation on which all tyranny is built. Every social form of hierarchy and abuse is modeled on male-over-female domination. Sexism is the foundation on which all tyranny is built. Every social form of hierarchy and abuse is modeled on male-over-female domination.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: I didn't believe any words were dirty until I heard the white boys say cunt. I didn't believe any words were dirty until I heard the white boys say cunt.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Biological Superiority: The World's Most Dangerous and Deadly Idea. Biological Superiority: The World's Most Dangerous and Deadly Idea.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: In my own life, I don't have intercourse. That is my choice. In my own life, I don't have intercourse. That is my choice.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Pornography is the essential sexuality of male power: of hate, of ownership, of hierarchy; of sadism, of dominance. Pornography is the essential sexuality of male power: of hate, of ownership, of hierarchy; of sadism, of dominance.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Childbearing is glorified in part because women die from it. Childbearing is glorified in part because women die from it.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: I want to see a man beaten to a bloody pulp with a high-heel shoved in his mouth, like an apple in the mouth of a pig. I want to see a man beaten to a bloody pulp with a high-heel shoved in his mouth, like an apple in the mouth of a pig.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Undernourished, intelligence becomes like the bloated belly of a starving child: swollen, filled with nothing the body can use. Undernourished, intelligence becomes like the bloated belly of a starving child: swollen, filled with nothing the body can use.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: The hurting of women is ... basic to the sexual pleasure of men. The hurting of women is ... basic to the sexual pleasure of men.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Surely the freedom of women must mean more to us than the freedom of pimps. Surely the freedom of women must mean more to us than the freedom of pimps.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Violation is a synonym for intercourse. Violation is a synonym for intercourse.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: I never met a man who wasn't stupider than me. I never met a man who wasn't stupider than me.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: If pornography releases sexual tension, why don't we send recipe books to the starving? If pornography releases sexual tension, why don't we send recipe books to the starving?
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Seduction is often difficult to distinguish from rape. In seduction, the rapist often bothers to buy a bottle of wine. Seduction is often difficult to distinguish from rape. In seduction, the rapist often bothers to buy a bottle of wine.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: I have spent 20 years writing these books. Had I wanted to say men are beasts and scream, that takes 30 seconds. I have spent 20
years writing these books. Had I wanted to say men are beasts and
scream, that takes 30 seconds.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: How can anyone love someone who is less than a full person, unless love itself is domination per se? How can anyone love someone who is less than a full person, unless love itself is domination per se?
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating. Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: I'm a radical feminist, not the fun kind. I'm a radical feminist, not the fun kind.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: I also had nightmares. Somehow all the feelings I didn't feel when each thing had actually happened to me I did feel when I slept. I also had nightmares. Somehow all the feelings I didn't feel when each thing had actually happened to me I did feel when I slept.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Money speaks, but it speaks with a male voice. Money speaks, but it speaks with a male voice.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: If you want a definition of what a coward is, it's needing to push a whole class of people down so that you can walk on top of them. If you want a definition of what a coward is, it's needing to push a whole class of people down so that you can walk on top of them.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: The universal religion - contempt for women. The universal religion - contempt for women.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Being a Jew, one learns to believe in the reality of cruelty and one learns to recognize indifference to human suffering as a fact. Being a Jew, one learns to believe in the reality of cruelty and one learns to recognize indifference to human suffering as a fact.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: Only when manhood is dead - and it will perish when ravaged femininity no longer sustains it - only then will we know what it is to be free. Only when manhood is dead - and it will perish when ravaged femininity no longer sustains it - only then will we know what it is to be free.
Andrea Dworkin quotes: No woman needs intercourse; few women escape it. No woman needs intercourse; few women escape it.