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19 Famous Quotes by Angela Carter
5/7/1940 - 2/16/1992
Also Known As:  
Angela Olive Stalker Carter     Angela Olive Stalker
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If Miss means respectably unmarried, and Mrs. respectably married, then Ms. means nudge, nudge, wink, wink.

Respect Quotes, by Angela Carter

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Drosselmeier had unwittingly exposed himself to an overdose of reality, and it had destroyed his reason.

Surrealism Quotes, by Angela Carter

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In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of.

The sexes Quotes, by Angela Carter

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Fine art, that exists for itself alone, is art in a final state of impotence. If nobody, including the artist, acknowledges art as a means of knowing the world, then art is relegated to a kind of rumpus room of the mind and the irresponsibility of the artist and the irrelevance of art to actual living becomes part and parcel of the practice of art.

Art and artists Quotes, by Angela Carter

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Language is power, life and the instrument of culture, the instrument of domination and liberation.

Language Quotes, by Angela Carter

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The kind of power mothers have is enormous. Take the skyline of Istanbul -- enormous breasts, pathetic little willies, a final revenge on Islam. I was so scared I had to crouch in the bottom of the boat when I saw it.

Men and women Quotes, by Angela Carter

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If Miss means respectably unmarried, and Mrs. respectably married, then Ms. means nudge, nudge, wink, wink.

Men and women Quotes, by Angela Carter

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In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of.

Relationships Quotes, by Angela Carter

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Mother goddesses are just as silly a notion as father gods. If a revival of the myths of these cults gives woman emotional satisfaction, it does so at the price of obscuring the real conditions of life. This is why they were invented in the first place.

Religion / beliefs Quotes, by Angela Carter

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If Miss means respectably unmarried, and Mrs. respectably married, then Ms. means nudge, nudge, wink, wink.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Angela Carter

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Language is power, life and the instrument of culture, the instrument of domination and liberation

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Angela Carter

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Mother goddesses are just as silly a notion as father gods. If a revival of the myths of these cults gives woman emotional satisfaction, it does so at the price of obscuring the real conditions of life. This is why they were invented in the first place.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Angela Carter

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Mother goddesses are just as silly a notion as father gods

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Angela Carter

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There are lots of things that you can brush under the carpet about yourself until you're faced with somebody whose needs won't be put off.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Angela Carter

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Pornographers are the enemies of women only because our contemporary ideology of pornography does not encompass the possibility of change, as if we were the slaves of history and not its makers. Pornography is a satire on human pretensions.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Angela Carter

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Midnight, and the clock strikes. It is Christmas Day, the werewolves birthday, the door of the solstice still wide enough open to let them all slink through.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Angela Carter

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Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Angela Carter

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It is far easier for a woman to lead a blameless life than it is for a man; all she has to do is to avoid sexual intercourse like the plague.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Angela Carter

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Just because we're sisters under the skin doesn't mean we've got much in common.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Angela Carter

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