Marilyn French

Found 11 thoughts of Marilyn French

Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains.

Marilyn French

To nourish children and raise them against odds is in any time, any place, is more valuable than to fix bolts in cars or design nuclear weapons.

Marilyn French

Whatever they may be in public life, whatever their relations with men, in their relations with women, all men are rapists and that's all they are. They rape us with their eyes, their laws, their codes.

Marilyn French

One thing that makes art different from life is that in art things have a shape... it allows us to fix our emotions on events at the moment they occur, it permits a union of heart and mind and tongue and tear.

Marilyn French

All men are rapists and that's all they are. They rape us with their eyes, their laws, and their codes.

Marilyn French

Nothing is ever simple. What do you do when you discover you like parts of the role you're trying to escape?

Marilyn French

Men's need to dominate women may be based in their own sense of marginality or emptiness; we do not know its root, and men are making no effort to discover it.

Marilyn French

Men seem unable to feel equal to women: they must be superior or they are inferior.

Marilyn French

My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water.

Marilyn French

Nature is inside art as its content, not outside as its model.

Marilyn French

'I hate discussions of feminism that end up with who does the dishes,' she said. So do I. But at the end, there are always the damned dishes.

Marilyn French