Best Quotes by Margaret Atwood (Top 10)

  1. War is what happens when language fails.
  2. A word after a word after a word is power.
  3. Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
  4. Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.
  5. In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.
  6. Ignoring isn't the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.
  7. But who can remember pain, once it's over? All that remains of it is a shadow, not in the mind even, in the flesh. Pain marks you, but too deep to see. Out of sight, out of mind.
  8. Better never means better for everyoneIt always means worse, for some.
  9. Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child. Remember you are half water. If you can't go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does.
  10. We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.

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