Anne Fausto-Sterling quotes

  • Scientists who do deny their politics—who claim to be objective and unemotional about gender while living in a world where even boats and automobiles are identified by sex—are fooling both themselves and the public at large.
    -- Anne Fausto-Sterling

    #Sex #World #Boat

  • The Most Secret Quintessence of Life is an original work filled with rich, new research, relying on important primary literature which has not, until now, been plumbed and digested. In this book, Chandak Sengoopta offers both a history of hormone discovery and a chronicle of how this discovery transformed our concepts of the body and how our existing concepts of sex and sexuality, in turn, informed our concepts for understanding hormones.
    -- Anne Fausto-Sterling

    #Sex #Book #Discovery

  • My mind leaps to my theory about presidents - that there are two kinds, ones who have a lot of sex and the others who start wars. In short - and don't quote me, because this is an incomplete expression of a more complex premise - I believe blow jobs prevent war.

  • The '60s are gone, dope will never be as cheap, sex never as free, and the rock and roll never as great.

  • The fact that a baby can be born today and condemned to a life of hardship, struggle, and discrimination simply because of sex is enraging.

  • There are many men - such as those often to be found among the Indians - who are refined until they have qualities often attributed to the female sex. Yet they are men, and strong ones.

  • A divided heart loses both worlds.

  • And how am I to face the odds Of man's bedevilment and God's? I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never made.

  • I, a stranger and afraid, in a world I never made.

  • I thought religion would make me live with my head in the clouds, but as often as not, it grounds me in this world.

  • I grew up in Newquay, on the Atlantic coast and there developed a love of the sea and boats.

  • My escape is to just get in a boat and disappear on the water.