The feminist Germaine Greer is a writer and journalist who is famous for writing to assure the liberty of women and to solve gender issues. Greer did her graduation from the ‘University of Melbourne and Sydney’ and obtained her PhD from ‘Cambridge University’. After completing her education she acted on television, wrote journals and gave lectures on liberation of women. She wrote her first book ‘The Female Eunuch’ which discussed women’s sexuality and other gender issues. This book was an international bestseller and was translated in eleven languages. Her famous debate with the popular author Norman Miller on women liberation was adapted by the documentary ‘Town Bloody Hall’. She further wrote many books like ‘The Obstacle Race: The Fortunes of Women Painters and Their Work’ and the ‘Sex and Destiny: The Politics of Human Fertility’ which nurtured her reputation as a feminist. She also served as a columnist for ‘The Sunday Times’ and ‘The Guardian’. She is known for her outspoken nature and for influencing the lives of many women by her thoughts and life. A lot of what she has said or written has become popular as her quotes and is frequently quoted by people. Go through these quotations and thoughts by Germaine Greer, the great feminist that will compel you to respect women.
Rescuing women from their burden of unwarranted guilt is going to require 'educational practices and socializing agents' even more effective than the ones that have been relentlessly loading female humans with responsibility for other people's behavior from their earliest childhood.
The management of fertility is one of the most important functions of adulthood.
Psychoanalysis is the confession without absolution.
It strikes me as very strange that whereas Tennyson could support most of Mr. Buckley's propositions about free trade, and the private sector, and private enterprise, Tennyson found no difficulty also in lending intellectual support to the idea of Women's Liberation.
I have always been principally interested in men for sex. I've always thought any sane woman would be a lover of women because loving men is such a mess. I have always wished I'd fall in love with a woman. Damn.
Yet if a woman never lets herself go, how will she ever know how far she might have got? If she never takes off her high-heeled shoes, how will she ever know how far she could walk or how fast she could run?
Many a housewife staring at the back of her husband's newspaper, or listening to his breathing in bed is lonelier than any spinster in a rented room.
It's absolutely philistine not to recognize what a great book 'An American Dream' is. Norman Mailer is his own worst enemy, and if you don't catch him in a defensive position, he'll admit it. I'd really like to help that man.
Women live lives of continual apology. They are born and raised to take the blame for other people's behavior. If they are treated without respect, they tell themselves that they have failed to earn respect. If their husbands do not fancy them, it is because they are unattractive.