Amazons Quotes (17 quotes)
“Amazons.... were conquerors, horse tamers, and huntresses who gave birth to children but did not nurse or rear them”
Mothers and Amazons (trans. 1965 (original 1930s)), p. 123.
“It'd be like a bunch of rivers, the Amazon and the Mississippi and the Congo asking how the Atlantic Ocean might affect them… and the answer is, of course, that they won't be rivers anymore, just currents in the ocean.”
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Future (2001)
“In... reality, the Amazon kingdoms not only comprise an extremist end of matriarchy but also are a beginning and a purpose in themselves.... exclud... everything male except some enslaved boy cripples”
Mothers and Amazons (trans. 1965 (original 1930s)), p. 122.
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“Come writers and critics Who prophesize with your pen And keep your eyes wide The chance won't come again And don't speak too soon For the wheel's still in spin And there's no tellin' who that it's naming.' For the loser now will be later to win”