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In order to live a fully human life we require not only control of our bodies (though control is a prerequisite); we must touch the unity and resonance of our physicality, our bond with the natural order, the corporeal grounds of our intelligence. Adrienne Rich#Mankind 75
Adrienne Rich#Mankind 75
The repossession by women of our bodies will bring far more essential change to human society than the seizing of the means of production by workers. Adrienne Rich#Bodies 74
Adrienne Rich#Bodies 74
Lying is done with words and also with silence. Adrienne Rich#Done 74
Adrienne Rich#Done 74
Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe. Adrienne Rich#Poetry 73
Adrienne Rich#Poetry 73
The worker can unionize, go out on strike; mothers are divided from each other in homes, tied to their children by compassionate bonds; our wildcat strikes have most often taken the form of physical or mental breakdown. Adrienne Rich#Mother 71
Adrienne Rich#Mother 71
No person trying to take responsibility for her or his identity should have to be so alone. There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep and still be counted as warriors. Adrienne Rich#Growth 65
Adrienne Rich#Growth 65
We might possess every technological resource... but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be "revolutionary" but not transformative. Adrienne Rich#Cycles 64
Adrienne Rich#Cycles 64
They can rule the world while they can persuade us our pain belongs in some order is death by famine worse than death by suicide, than a life of famine and suicide...? Adrienne Rich#Pain 63
Adrienne Rich#Pain 63
How we dwelt in two worlds the daughters and the mothers in the kingdom of the sons. Adrienne Rich#Family 61
Adrienne Rich#Family 61
Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events. Adrienne Rich#Past 57
Adrienne Rich#Past 57
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