Germaine Greer Quotes (14 quotations)

1. A book is a mirror: If an ass peers into it, you can't expect an apostle to look out. - Germaine Greer

2. Act quickly, think slowly. - Germaine Greer

3. Freud is the father of psychoanalysis. It has no mother. - Germaine Greer

4. Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves. - Germaine Greer

5. Is it too much to ask that women be spared the daily struggle for superhuman beauty in order to offer it to the caresses of a subhumanly ugly mate? - Germaine Greer

6. Mother is the dead heart of the family, spending father's earnings on consumer goods to enhance the environment in which he eats, sleeps, and watches television. - Germaine Greer

7. Never advise anyone to go to war or to get married. Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present. He that has no children brings them up well. - Germaine Greer

8. One may not reach the dawn save by the path of the night. - Germaine Greer

9. Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release. - Germaine Greer

10. Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life. - Germaine Greer

11. The tragedy of machismo is that a man is never quite man enough. - Germaine Greer

12. There is no such thing as security. There never has been. - Germaine Greer

13. They that have grown old in a single state are generally found to be morose, fretful and captious; tenacious of their own practices and maxims; soon offended by contradiction or negligence; and impatient of any association but with those that will watch their nod, and submit themselves to unlimited authority. - Germaine Greer

14. You're only young once, but you can be immature forever. - Germaine Greer

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