Rita Mae Brown Quotes

Rita Mae Brown


Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.

Rita Mae Brown


}

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.

Rita Mae Brown


}

If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle.

Rita Mae Brown


}

I have no idea what will come next in my writing life or life in general. I like not knowing, but I know what I want. That doesn't mean it will happen, but I'll give it my best try.

Rita Mae Brown


}

About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all.

Rita Mae Brown


}

As a woman, I find it very embarrassing to be in a meeting and realize I'm the only one in the room with balls.

Rita Mae Brown


}

All creatures tread across the rubble of ruined civilizations. The trick is to keep moving. No animal ever goes about dispensing shallow compassion.

Rita Mae Brown


}

I don't think you can ever assess your work. I don't think Turgenev could assess his any more than I can assess mine, and his didn't have a social impact as much as great literary impact.

Rita Mae Brown


}

To love without role, without power plays, is revolution.

Rita Mae Brown


}

Self-pity is the simplest luxury.

Rita Mae Brown


}

I've met many irresponsible people in my life but never an irresponsible cat.

Rita Mae Brown


}

Adjectives are the curse of America.

Rita Mae Brown


}

You're nothing in America if you don't have debt.

Rita Mae Brown


}

Consider the "new" woman. She's trying to be Pollyanna Borgia, clearly a conflict of interest. She's supposed to be a ruthless winner at work and a bundle of nurturing sweetness at home.

Rita Mae Brown


}

Alcohol is an allergy of the body and an obsession of the mind.

Rita Mae Brown


}