Famous Quotes by Author and Activist Barbara Ehrenreich

Collection of most interesting and famous quotes by American author and activist Barbara Ehrenreich.

Barbara Ehrenreich is an American author and political activist who describes herself as “a myth buster by trade” and has been called “a veteran muckraker” by The New Yorker. During the 1980s and early 1990s she was a prominent figure in the Democratic Socialists of America.

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Best Quotes by Barbara Ehrenreich

If you can attribute your success entirely to your own mental effort to your own attitude to some spiritual essence that you have that is better than other people’s then that must feel pretty good.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

At best the family teaches the finest things human beings can learn from one another generosity and love. But it is also all too often where we learn nasty things like hate rage and shame.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

At best the family teaches the finest things human beings can learn from one another generosity and love. But it is also all too often where we learn nasty things like hate rage and shame.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

We who officially value freedom of speech above life itself seem to have nothing to talk about but the weather.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

That’s free enterprise friends: freedom to gamble freedom to lose. And the great thing – the truly democratic thing about it – is that you don’t even have to be a player to lose.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

So even though I consider myself a fairly upbeat person energetic and things like that I never do very well on happiness tests.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

Yes. I think the anti-Wal-Mart is Costco which pays much better and has much better health benefits and which is profitable and offers low prices.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

Natural selection as it has operated in human history favors not only the clever but the murderous.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

At best the family teaches the finest things human beings can learn from one another generosity and love. But it is also all too often where we learn nasty things like hate rage and shame.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

Marriage is socialism among two people.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

Medical debts are the number-one cause of bankruptcy in America.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out about a century ago that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

The one regret I have about my own abortions is that they cost money that might otherwise have been spent on something more pleasurable like taking the kids to movies and theme parks.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent rebellion and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

It was a real surprise to me to come across the evidence that Christianity might once have been a danced religion. Certainly some of the early church leaders thought this was great and spoke of what seems to have been circle dancing perhaps around an altar.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

Personally I can’t see why it would be any less romantic to find a husband in a nice four-color catalogue than in the average downtown bar at happy hour.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

Experimental science is fascinating but I don’t want to do it. I want other people to do it and I’ll read about it.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

If you can attribute your success entirely to your own mental effort to your own attitude to some spiritual essence that you have that is better than other people’s then that must feel pretty good.

— Barbara Ehrenreich

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