Quotes by masculine

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  • Carol Gilligan
    Carol Gilligan
    American feminist, ethicist and psychologist 1936-
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    Implicitly adopting the male life as the norm, they have tried to fashion women out of a masculine cloth. It all goes back to Adam and Eve a story which shows... that if you make a woman out of man, you are bound to get into trouble.
  • Brenda Holloway
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    A lot of times I can across as too masculine to men, and they couldn't handle me, they stayed away.
  • Anne Seward
    Anne Seward
    English poet 1742-1809
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    A masculine education cannot spare from professional study and the necessary acquisition of languages, the time and attention which I have bestowed on the compositions of my countrymen.
  • Germaine Greer
    Germaine Greer
    Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
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    All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women.
  • Barbara Hepworth
    Barbara Hepworth
    English artist and sculptor 1903-1975
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    At no point do I wish to be in conflict with any man or masculine thought. It doesn't enter my consciousness. Art is anonymous. It's not competitive with men. It's a complementary contribution.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Charisma is the radiance produced by the interaction of male and female elements in a gifted personality. The charismatic woman has a masculine force and severity. The charismatic man has an entrancing female beauty. Both are hot and cold, glowing with presexual self-love.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
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    Dance with a girl three times, and if you like the light of her eye and the tone of voice with which she, breathless, answers your little questions about horseflesh and music about affairs masculine and feminine, then take the leap in the dark.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    For my part I distrust all generalizations about women, favorable and unfavorable, masculine and feminine, ancient and modern; all alike, I should say, result from paucity of experience.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
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    Friedan: I think it's partly a reaction against feminism, partly envy of feminism, and partly partly a real need of men to evolve through the burden of the masculine mystique, the burden of machismo.
    Source: The Playboy Interview
  • Agnes Smedley
    Agnes Smedley
    American journalist and writer 1892-1950
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    I have no objection to a man being a man, however masculine that may be.
  • Carol P. Christ
    Carol P. Christ
    American feminist historian and author 1945-
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    If we do no mean that God is male when we use masculine pronouns and imagery, then why should there be any objections to using female imagery and pronouns as well?
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    If we keep on talking about masculine and feminine and following those stereotypes, then we will make women suppress and despise their so called masculine qualities and men suppress and despise their so called feminine ones, and that's where all the trouble starts.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    In the theory of gender I began from zero. There is no masculine power or privilege I did not covet. But slowly, step by step, decade by decade, I was forced to acknowledge that even a woman of abnormal will cannot escape her hormonal identity.
  • Myriam Miedzian
    Myriam Miedzian
    American philosopher and author
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    In the United States adherence to the values of the masculine mystique makes intimate, self-revealing, deep friendships between men unusual.
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