Quotations About / On: RAPE

  • 1.
    Pornography is the theory, and rape the practice.
    (Robin Morgan (b. 1941), U.S. author, feminist, and child actor. The Word of a Woman, part 1 (1992). Written in 1974.)
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  • 2.
    To hiss like a snake and to kiss the Miss as you raped her.
    (Illegal lust.)
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  • 3.
    My grammy never gave gifts, you know. She was too busy getting raped by Cossacks.
    (Woody Allen (b. 1935), U.S. filmmaker, actor, and Marshall Brickman (b. 1941), U.S. screenwriter. Alvy Singer (Woody Allen), Annie Hall, after hearing about Annie Hall's "grammy," (1977).)
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  • 4.
    Did Rhett Butler rape or, less offensively, ravish Scarlett O'Hara?
    (Tom Kuntz, U.S. journalist. New York Times, sec. 4, p. 7 (February 19, 1995).)
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  • 5.
    The principle of procrastinated rape is said to be the ruling one in all the great bestsellers.
    (V.S. (Victor Sawdon) Pritchett (b. 1901), British author, critic. "Clarissa," The Living Novel (1946).)
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  • 6.
    And don't delude yourself this was rape. That would flatter us both.
    (Robert Bolt (1924-1995), British screenwriter, and David Lean. Komarovsky (Rod Steiger), Doctor Zhivago, to his mistress, Lara (Julie Christie) (1965). Based on the Novel by Bor.)
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  • 7.
    Sometimes I think about how I'd like a super nice backwoodsman to kidnap me and feed me well and make me laugh and not rape me.

    That's normal, right?
    (me. maybe i was on my rocker...)
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  • 8.
    Sleep demands of us a guilty immunity. There is not one of us who, given an eternal incognito, a thumbprint nowhere set against our souls, would not commit rape, murder and all abominations.
    (Djuna Barnes (1892-1982), U.S. author, poet, columnist. Doctor, in Nightwood, ch. 5 (1936).)
  • 9.
    Whatever they may be in public life, whatever their relations with men, in their relations with women, all men are rapists and that's all they are. They rape us with their eyes, their laws, their codes.
    (Marilyn French (b. 1929), U.S. author. Valerie, in The Woman's Room, ch. 5, sct. 19 (1977).)
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  • 10.
    It is little wonder that rape is one of the least-reported crimes. Perhaps it is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused and, in reality, it is she who must prove her good reputation, her mental soundness, and her impeccable propriety.
    (Freda Adler (b. 1934), U.S. educator, author. Sisters in Crime, ch. 9 (1975).)
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