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gender relations Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about gender relations
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“The wounded child inside many males is a boy who, when he first spoke his truths, was silenced by paternal sadism, by a patriarchal world that did not want him to claim his true feelings. The wounded child inside many females is a girl who was taught from early childhood that she must become something other than herself, deny her true feelings, in order to attract and please others.”
Bell Hooks
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love
life
truth
relationships
gender
romance
gender relations
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“Then let’s go to Las Vegas and pretend we haven’t got any relatives.”
Kindred
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“Of course it was possible for her: she had no husband. ”
Marilyn Lee
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Calonice: “But don’t you think the men will quickly launch a concerted counterattack on us?” Lysistrata: “I’m not worried about them. They can’t come against us with enough threats or fire to get these gates open, except on the terms we’ve agreed on.” Calonice: “No they can’t, so help me Aphrodite! Otherwise we women wouldn’t deserve to be called rascals you can’t win a fight with!
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“Probably for every man there is at least one city that sooner or later turns into a girl. How well or how badly the man actually knew the girl doesn’t necessarily affect the transformation. She was there, and she was the whole city, and that’s that.”

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