Andrea Dworkin Quotes

Most popular Andrea Dworkin Quotes

Male supremacy is fused into the language, so that every sentence both heralds and affirms it.


One of the differences between marriage and prostitution is that in marriage you only have to make a deal with one man.


By the time we are women, fear is as familiar to us as air.  It is our element.  We live in it, we inhale it, we exhale it.


While gossip among women is universally ridiculed as low and trivial, gossip among men, especially if it is about women, is called theory, or idea, or fact.

men and women gossip

No phallic hero, no matter what he does to himself or to another to prove his courage, ever matches the solitary, existential courage of the woman who gives birth.

birth courage

The man takes a body that is not his, claims it, sows his so called seed, reaps a harvest – he colonizes a female body, robs it of its natural resources, controls it.
— Andrea Dworkin


Men are rewarded for learning the practice of violence in virtually any sphere of activity by money, admiration, recognition, respect, and the genuflection of others honoring their sacred and proven masculinity.