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First published October 14, 2014
“Come along. Let’s get out of here and go toast to youth and vampires and rebellion.”
“I’ve said this before,” he said through his teeth, “and I’ll say it again: This is all for your own good. You do not need to be burdened with impossible dreams.”
“Your future is to become a respectable housewife and mother. Women belong in the home, and inside some man’s home you’ll stay.”
“I love that books allow us to experience other lives without us ever having to change where we live or who we are.”
"As I've learned through my own ordeals, once you start viewing the world the way it truly is, it is impossible to ignore both its beauty and its ugliness. Look around you.
You can't stop seeing it, can you?"
That’s the type of girl you want. Silent. Alluring. Submissive.
(...) body built for childbear- ing and mothering is clearly a body meant to stay in the home. If females muddle their minds with politics and other matters confusing to a woman’s head, they will abandon their wifely and motherly duties and inevitably trigger the downfall of American society.
“I love that books allow us to experience other lives without us ever having to change where we live or who we are."