Quotes by Rebecca West

Dame Cicily Isabel Fairfield DBE, known as Rebecca West, or Dame Rebecca West, was a British author, journalist, literary critic and travel writer. An author who wrote in many genres, West reviewed books for The Times, the New York Herald Tribune, the Sunday Telegraph, and The New Republic, and she was a correspondent for The Bookman.

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I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.

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I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.

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Journalism: an ability to meet the challenge of filling the space.

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There is no logical reason why the camel of great art should pass through the needle of mob intelligence.

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Did St. Francis preach to the birds? Whatever for? If he really liked birds he would have done better to preach to the cats.

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