Because I am a mother, I am capable of being shocked: as I never was when I was not one.
More Quotes from Margaret Atwood:. . . time is compressed like the fist I close on my knee. . . . I hold inside it the clues and solutions and the power for what I must do now.
It's necessary to reserve a secret vice.
You need a certain amount of nerve to be a writer.
I would rather dance as a ballerina, though faultily, than as a flawless clown.
He's very in depth, on the dark side. He's interested in structure and how things work. After reading his books you can't just be a tourist in those places, only seeing the sunny side.
For years I wanted to be older, and now I am.
Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:Based on Topics: Mothers Quotes
If information ends up in the wrong hands, the lives of people very often are immediately at risk.
Gijs de Vries
And yet I think of Christopher Reeve who said he would pay two million dollars to be able to feel pain again. What a courageous man! So I have to think that pain is a blessing.
Will some reporter, or some Republican on the Sunday shows, please ask why tax cuts raid the non-existent Social Security Trust Fund but all the Democrats' new spending doesn't? Will someone please ask that?