Mary Beard Quotes

5 Mary Beard quotes:

"In their (women) quest for rights they have naturally placed emphasis on their wrongs rather than their achievements and possessions, and have retold history as a story of their long martyrdom"
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"Viewed narrowly, all life is universal hunger and the expression of energy associated with it."
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"While it is generally agreed that the visible expressions and agencies are necessary instruments, civilization seems to depend far more fundamentally upon the moral and intellectual qualities of human beings -- upon the spirit that animates mankind."
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"The volumes which record the history of the human race are filled with the deeds and the words of great men . . . [but] The Twentieth Century Woman . . . questions the completeness of the story."
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"The dogma of woman's complete historical subjection to men must be rated as one of the most fantastic myths ever created by the human mind"
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