Olive Schreiner quotes

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Men are like the earth and we are the moon; we turn always one side to them, and they think there is no other, because they don't ...
Power! Did you ever hear of men being asked whether other souls should have power or not? It is born in them. You may dam up the f ...
A little weeping, a little wheedling, a little self-degradation, a little careful use of our advantages, and then some man will sa ...
How hard it is to make your thoughts look anything but imbecile fools when you paint them with ink on paper.
There was never a great man who had not a great mother.
Of all cursed places under the sun, where the hungriest soul can hardly pick up a few grains of knowledge, a girls' boarding- scho ...
We all enter the world little plastic beings, with so much natural force, perhaps, but for the rest--blank; and the world tells us ...
I have no conscience, none, but I would not like to bring a soul into this world. When it sinned and when it suffered something li ...
Everything has two sides--the outside that is ridiculous, and the inside that is solemn.
We were equals once when we lay new-born babes on our nurse's knees. We will be equal again when they tie up our jaws for the last ...
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