Rita Mae Brown Quotes

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Rita Mae Brown quotes: I think you can judge the level of success for any group of people by the reaction against it. I think you can judge the level of success for any group of people by the reaction against it.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: You can love more than one person at a time, and I don't give a damn what the self-help books say. You can love more than one person at a time, and I don't give a damn what the self-help books say.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: He unzipped his pants and his brains fell out. He unzipped his pants and his brains fell out.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: The reason for revolution is so the good things in life circulate. The reason for revolution is so the good things in life circulate.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: There are very few people who are creative and imaginative. Therefore, fiction is difficult for people to embrace. There are very few people who are creative and imaginative. Therefore, fiction is difficult for people to embrace.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Loving's pretty easy. It's letting someone love you that's hard. Loving's pretty easy. It's letting someone love you that's hard.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Don't hope more than you're willing to work. Don't hope more than you're willing to work.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I became a lesbian because of women, because women are beautiful, strong, and compassionate. I became a lesbian because of women, because women are beautiful, strong, and compassionate.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Dying's not so bad. At least I won't have to answer the telephone. Dying's not so bad. At least I won't have to answer the telephone.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Pornography exists for the lonesome, the ugly, the fearful - it's made for the losers. Pornography exists for the lonesome, the ugly, the fearful - it's made for the losers.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: You have nothing to fear in life, not you, not anyone, because every bad thing you think can happen will- but not always in the form you imagine You have nothing to fear in life, not you, not anyone, because every bad thing you think can happen will- but not always in the form you imagine
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I've met many irresponsible people in my life but never an irresponsible cat. I've met many irresponsible people in my life but never an irresponsible cat.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Course I didn't want to be a doctor. I was going to be president only I kept it secret. Course I didn't want to be a doctor. I was going to be president only I kept it secret.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: My lesbianism is an act of Christian charity. All those women out there praying for a man, and I'm giving them my share. My lesbianism is an act of Christian charity. All those women out there praying for a man, and I'm giving them my share.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I'd never seen men hold each other. I thought the only things they were allowed to do was shake hands or fight. I'd never seen men hold each other. I thought the only things they were allowed to do was shake hands or fight.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Humor comes from self-confidence. Humor comes from self-confidence.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Every place has unsolved crimes because people don't want to know. Every place has unsolved crimes because people don't want to know.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: It's a big jump from smart to motherwit. It's a big jump from smart to motherwit.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Every action is either strong or weak, and when every action is strong we are successful. Every action is either strong or weak, and when every action is strong we are successful.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: The only queer people are those who don't love anybody. The only queer people are those who don't love anybody.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Tennis is physical chess. Tennis is physical chess.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: No government has the right to tell its citizens when or whom to love No government has the right to tell its citizens when or whom to love
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority. I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Small log cabin once stood near the creek, but as the Jones family's fortunes Small log cabin once stood near the creek, but as the Jones family's fortunes
Rita Mae Brown quotes: All wars are grotesque blasphemies against God's greatest gift: Life. Until All wars are grotesque blasphemies against God's greatest gift: Life. Until
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Love is the wild card of existence. Love is the wild card of existence.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I don't expect executives to be creative but I do expect them to have courage. I don't expect executives to be creative but I do expect them to have courage.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Show me a writer, any writer, who hasn't suffered and I'll show you someone who writes in pastels as opposed to primary colors. Show me a writer, any writer, who hasn't suffered and I'll show you someone who writes in pastels as opposed to primary colors.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn't sign your name you'd have to pay cash. Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn't sign your name you'd have to pay cash.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Everybody gets married. It's something you have to do, like dying. Everybody gets married. It's something you have to do, like dying.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: The last thing I have to say is that ice is the past tense of water. I've always wanted to write that sentence and now I have. The last thing I have to say is that ice is the past tense of water. I've always wanted to write that sentence and now I have.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: When Mother died I was both freed and abandoned, as are we all at this profound juncture in our lives. When Mother died I was both freed and abandoned, as are we all at this profound juncture in our lives.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I'm not an addictive personality, I just like getting high, that's all. I'm not an addictive personality, I just like getting high, that's all.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Gossip is irresponsible communication. Gossip is irresponsible communication.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Divorce: fission after fusion. Divorce: fission after fusion.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Writers will happen in the best of families. Writers will happen in the best of families.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: humans are much more like sheep than cats. They're easily led and they don't look where they're going until it's too late. humans are much more like sheep than cats. They're easily led and they don't look where they're going until it's too late.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Tennis, imprisoned within fixed boundaries, a patch of an acre, a green rectangle, tries the human soul. A tennis court is like a coffin, only larger. Tennis, imprisoned within fixed boundaries, a patch of an acre, a green rectangle, tries the human soul. A tennis court is like a coffin, only larger.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: The real reason Milton went blind was to avoid reading unsolicited manuscripts. The real reason Milton went blind was to avoid reading unsolicited manuscripts.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: There are more differences between poor people than between middle-class people. There are more differences between poor people than between middle-class people.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: We all want to leave our children the Garden of Eden and we wind up giving them hardscrabble. We all want to leave our children the Garden of Eden and we wind up giving them hardscrabble.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Life is too short to be miserable. Life is too short to be miserable.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Whoever said progress was a positive thing has never been to Florida or California. Whoever said progress was a positive thing has never been to Florida or California.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I've got splinters in my nose from the best publishing doors in town. I've got splinters in my nose from the best publishing doors in town.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Dad could charm a dog off a meat wagon. Dad could charm a dog off a meat wagon.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: There hasn't been a day in my life since I started Latin in ninth grade that I haven't benefited by the lives of the ancients. There hasn't been a day in my life since I started Latin in ninth grade that I haven't benefited by the lives of the ancients.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I do think women avoid power. Power assumes responsibility and accountability, and I think many, many women want to have it both ways. I do think women avoid power. Power assumes responsibility and accountability, and I think many, many women want to have it both ways.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I have finally figured out that the purpose of life is to enjoy it. I have finally figured out that the purpose of life is to enjoy it.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I don't want to die. I think death is a greatly overrated experience. I don't want to die. I think death is a greatly overrated experience.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can. I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I write poetry. It comes naturally to me, but from a technical point of view it forces me to pay close attention to language and to scan. I write poetry. It comes naturally to me, but from a technical point of view it forces me to pay close attention to language and to scan.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself. I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I have always been suspicious of romantic love. It looks too much like a narcissism shared by two ... I have always been suspicious of romantic love. It looks too much like a narcissism shared by two ...
Rita Mae Brown quotes: A peacefulness follows any decision, even the wrong one. A peacefulness follows any decision, even the wrong one.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: English is weak in describing emotional states or intensities of interpersonal relationships. English is weak in describing emotional states or intensities of interpersonal relationships.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Self-pity is the simplest luxury. Self-pity is the simplest luxury.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: To have meaningful work is a tremendous happiness. To have meaningful work is a tremendous happiness.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: All decisions are made on insufficient evidence. All decisions are made on insufficient evidence.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Don't ask to live in tranquil times. Literature doesn't grow there. Don't ask to live in tranquil times. Literature doesn't grow there.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: When I got [my] library card, that was when my life began. When I got [my] library card, that was when my life began.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I think the reason I choose the comic approach so often is because it's harder, therefore affording me the opportunity to show off. I think the reason I choose the comic approach so often is because it's harder, therefore affording me the opportunity to show off.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I believe in art that conceals art. I believe in art that conceals art.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Any woman whose I.Q. hovers above her body temperature must be a feminist. Any woman whose I.Q. hovers above her body temperature must be a feminist.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: I think gay people are like blondes: There're fewer of them but they have more fun. I think gay people are like blondes: There're fewer of them but they have more fun.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Compromise is the work of mature people. Compromise is the work of mature people.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: If you can't raise consciousness, at least raise hell. If you can't raise consciousness, at least raise hell.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: You sell a screenplay like you sell a car. If someone drives it off a cliff, that's it. You sell a screenplay like you sell a car. If someone drives it off a cliff, that's it.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: You're nothing in America if you don't have debt. You're nothing in America if you don't have debt.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Life's too short to try and understand cold-blooded creatures. Life's too short to try and understand cold-blooded creatures.
Rita Mae Brown quotes: Odd thing about death ... it reaffirms life. Odd thing about death ... it reaffirms life.