Rita Mae Brown Quotes (41 quotations)

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1. A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all. - Rita Mae Brown

2. A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction. - Rita Mae Brown

3. Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television. - Rita Mae Brown

4. As a woman, I find it very embarrassing to be in a meeting and realize I'm the only one in the room with balls. - Rita Mae Brown

5. Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work. - Rita Mae Brown

6. Every action is either strong or weak, and when every action is strong we are successful. - Rita Mae Brown

7. For you to be successful, sacrifices must be made. It's better that they are made by others but failing that, you'll have to make them yourself. - Rita Mae Brown

8. Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment. - Rita Mae Brown

9. Humor comes from self-confidence. - Rita Mae Brown

10. Humor comes from self-confidence. There's an aggressive element to wit. - Rita Mae Brown

11. I ask you men...what are you so afraid of? If I am equal to you in power, does that diminish you? - Rita Mae Brown

12. I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority. - Rita Mae Brown

13. I believe you are your work. Don't trade the stuff of your life, time, for nothing more than dollars. That's a rotten bargain. - Rita Mae Brown

14. I don't expect executives to be creative but I do expect them to have courage. - Rita Mae Brown

15. I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it. - Rita Mae Brown

16. If the world were a logical place, men would ride sidesaddle. - Rita Mae Brown

17. If you don't like my book, write your own. If you don't think you can write a novel, that ought to tell you something. If you think you can, do. No excuses. If you still don't like my novels, find a book you do like. Life is too short to be miserable. If you like my novels, I commend your good taste. - Rita Mae Brown

18. Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides. - Rita Mae Brown

19. Lead me not into temptation; I can find the way myself. - Rita Mae Brown

20. Leroy bet me I couldn't find a pot of gold at the end, and I told him that was a stupid bet because the rainbow was enough. - Rita Mae Brown

21. Make the iron hot by striking it. - Rita Mae Brown

22. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television. - Rita Mae Brown

23. Morals are private. Decency is public. - Rita Mae Brown

24. 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

25. Novelty is not necessarily a virtue. - Rita Mae Brown

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