Quotes by Kate Millett

“Politics is repetition. It is not change. Change is something beyond what we call politics. Change is the essence politics is supposed to be the means to bring into being.”

“What is our freedom fight about? Is it about the liberation of children or just having sex with them?”

“This is how psychiatry has functioned-as a kind of property arm of the government, who can put you away if your husband doesn't like you.”

“Men and women were declared equal one morning and everybody could divorce each other by postcard.”

“I was supposed to be women's lib, and now I'd exceeded it and gone over into international politics.”

“We are naive and moralistic women. We are human beings who find politics a blight upon the human condition. And do not know how one copes with it except through politics.”

“The concept of romantic love affords a means of emotional manipulation which the male is free to exploit, since love is the only circumstance in which the female is (ideologically) pardoned for sexual activity.”

“A sexual revolution begins with the emancipation of women, who are the chief victims of patriarchy, and also with the ending of homosexual oppression.”

“Aren't women prudes if they don't and prostitutes if they do?”

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