Germaine Greer Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Germaine Greer quotes, Germaine Greer sayings, and Germaine Greer proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Perhaps catastrophe is the natural human environment, and even though we spend a good deal of energy trying to get away from it, we are programmed for survival amid catastrophe. Germaine Greer
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate. Germaine Greer
Energy is the power that drives every human being. It is not lost by exertion but maintained by it, for it is a faculty of the psyche. Germaine Greer
Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life. Germaine Greer
Too many women are forced to abort by poverty, by their menfolk, by their parents. A choice is only possible if there are genuine alternatives. Germaine Greer
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate. Germaine Greer
The principle of the brotherhood of man is narcissistic for the grounds for that love have always been the assumption that we ought to realize that we are the same the whole world over. Germaine Greer
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it. Germaine Greer
Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves; when that right is pre-empted it is called brain-washing. Germaine Greer
Every time a man unburdens his heart to a stranger he reaffirms the love that unites humanity. Germaine Greer
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it. Germaine Greer
Many a housewife staring at the back of her husband's newspaper, or listening to his breathing in bed is lonelier than any spinster in a rented room. Germaine Greer
A housewife's work has no results: it simply has to be done again. Bringing up children is not a real occupation, because children come up just the same, brought up or not. Germaine Greer
Revolution is the festival of the oppressed. Germaine Greer
Yet if a woman never lets herself go, how will she ever know how far she might have got? If she never takes off her high-heeled shoes, how will she ever know how far she could walk or how fast she could run? Germaine Greer
Women over fifty already form one of the largest groups in the population structure of the western world. As long as they like themselves, they will not be an oppressed minority. In order to like themselves they must reject trivialization by others of who and what they are. A grown woman should not have to masquerade as a girl in order to remain in the land of the living. Germaine Greer
Energy is the power that drives every human being. It is not lost by exertion but maintained by it, for it is a faculty of the psyche. Germaine Greer
Security is when everything is settled when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life. Germaine Greer
Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace, and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither warm nor cold, light nor dark. Germaine Greer
Revolution is the festival of the oppressed. Germaine Greer