Quotation Explorer - 'Rebecca West'

People call me a feminist whenever I express statements that distinguish me from a doormat. - Rebecca West
The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning. - Rebecca West
God forbid that any book should be banned. The practice is as indefensible as infanticide. - Rebecca West
People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute. - Rebecca West
It's the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion. - Rebecca West
Man is a hating rather than a loving animal. - Rebecca West
Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology. - Rebecca West
To be afraid of sorrow is to be afraid of joy also. - Rebecca West
There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time. - Rebecca West
The main difference between men and women is that men are lunatics and women are idiots. - Rebecca West
Journalism is the ability to meet the challenge of filling space. - Rebecca West
Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul. - Rebecca West
Now I recall my emotions at that moment, children seem to me a remarkable race. They want so much to murder so many people, and they so rarely murder anybody at all. - Rebecca West
Just how difficult it is to write biography can be reckoned by anybody who sits down and considers just how many people know the real truth about his or her love affairs. - Rebecca West
I...have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is. I only know that people call me a feminist when I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat, or a prostitute. - Rebecca West
An authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience. - Rebecca West
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat. - Rebecca West
People call me feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute. - Rebecca West
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is; I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat. - Rebecca West
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