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Catharine Stimpson

  • The optimism of politics before a revolution is exceeded only by the pessimism of politics after one.

    • Catharine Stimpson,
    • "Thy Neighbor's Wife, Thy Neighbor's Servants: Women's Liberation and Black Civil Rights," in Vivian Gornick and Barbara K. Moran, eds., Woman in Sexist Society ()
  • Bodies in power tend to stay in power, unless external forces disturb them.

    • Catharine Stimpson,
    • "The Power to Name," in E.J. Sherman and E. Beck, eds., The Prism of Sex ()

Catharine Stimpson, U.S. educator, writer, feminist


Full name: Catharine Roslyn Stimpson.