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Brigid Brophy

  • I refuse absolutely to consign the whole male sex to the nursery. ... I obdurately insist on believing that some men are my equals.

  • Whenever people say, 'We mustn't be sentimental,' you can take it they are about to do something cruel. And if they add, 'We must be realistic,' they mean they are going to make money out of it.

    • Brigid Brophy,
    • in Ingrid Newkirk, Save the Animals! ()
  • By the age of three ... I was already an addicted reader. I still crave daily immersion in experience other than my own; (it needn't be more pleasant, exciting or illuminating — merely other) and I still fall into books as though into catalepsy.

    • Brigid Brophy

Brigid Brophy, English writer

(1929 - 1995)

Full name: Brigid Antonia Brophy.