Quotations by Carolyn Heilbrun

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Born: Wednesday, January 13, 1926
Profession: Writer
Nationality: American


Ideas move rapidly when their time comes.
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Keywords: Time, Ideas)

Ironically, women who acquire power are more likely to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it.
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Keywords: Men, Power, Women)

Odd, the years it took to learn one simple fact: that the prize just ahead, the next job, publication, love affair, marriage always seemed to hold the key to satisfaction but never, in the longer run, sufficed.
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Keywords: Love, Marriage, Job, Key, Satisfaction, Years)

Quoting, like smoking, is a dirty habit to which I am devoted.
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Keywords: Habit, Smoking)

The journey is over. Love to all.
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Keywords: Love, Journey)

The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy and, having taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible.
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Keywords: Life, Intimacy, Risk)

To recommend that women become identical to men, would be simple reversal, and would defeat the whole point of androgyny, and for that matter, feminism: in both, the whole point is choice.
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Keywords: Women, Choice, Defeat)

Today's shocks are tomorrow's conventions.
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Keywords: Today, Tomorrow)

We in middle age require adventure.
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Keywords: Age, Adventure, Middle age)

Whether animals admit it or not, they and I communicate.
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Keywords: Animals)

You can flush my ashes down the toilet, for all I care.
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Keywords: Care)







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