Best Quotes by Kate Millett (Top 8)

  1. To love is simply to allow another to be, live, grow, expand, become. An appreciation that demands and expects nothing in return.
  2. Many women do not recognize themselves as discriminated against; no better proof could be found of the totality of their conditioning.
  3. In sex one wants or does not want. And the grief, the sorrow of life is that one cannot make or coerce or persuade the wanting, cannot command it, cannot request it by mail order or finagle it through bureaucratic channels.
  4. However muted its present appearance may be, sexual dominion obtains nevertheless as perhaps the most pervasive ideology of our culture and provides its most fundamental concept of power.
  5. Aren't women prudes if they don't and prostitutes if they do?
  6. Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.
  7. They are more beautiful than anything in the world, kinetic sculptures, perfect form in motion.
  8. Coitus can scarcely be said to take place in a vacuum; although of itself it appears a biological and physical activity, it is set so deeply within the larger context of human affairs that it serves as a charged microcosm of the variety of attitudes and values to which culture subscribes. Among other things, it may serve as a model of sexual politics on an individual or personal plane.