Germaine Greer Quotes – Feminism, Freedom and Equality

Germaine Greer is an outspoken fighter and campaigner for equality. We need women like her to stand up and fight for fairness and justice.
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Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
The rights we have were fought for with blood and courage. To give those freedoms up is to betray those who fought for them on our behalf. Our duty is to extend them so that the whole world is free and we no longer have poverty, inequality, intolerance, racism and sexism – no religious indoctrination or second-class citizens – no tyranny of politics or religion. That is our duty.
Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.
Life is dangerous. You have to take risks.
The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
Revolution is fun!!
The management of fertility is one of the most important functions of adulthood.
Women need to take control of their fertility. We are overpopulated. We need to bring our numbers down. Women need to take charge of their bodies so that they gain an education and career. There’s more to life than having babies.
Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves; when that right is pre-empted it is called brain-washing.
Humans being forced into uniforms, such as burqas, is indoctrination at work.
You’re only young once, but you can be immature forever.
I’m still seventeen!
All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women.
We’re nice to have around though!
I didn’t fight to get women out from behind vacuum cleaners to get them onto the board of Hoover.
More women in charge! Less women in charge pretending to be men (Thatcher and May come to mind!)! More proper women in charge!
Freud is the father of psychoanalysis. It has no mother.
Freud should have married another psychologist!
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