Marge Piercy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old marge piercy quotes, marge piercy sayings, and marge piercy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.     

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Never doubt that you can change history. You already have.     

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We lie in each other's arms eyes shut and fingers open and all the colors of the world pass through our bodies like strings of fire.     

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A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.     

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Long hair is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket.     

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The best gift you can give is a hug: one size fits all and no one ever minds if you return it.     

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All women are misfits. We do not fit into this world without amputations.     

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All women are misfits. We do not fit into this world without amputations.     

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Connections are made slowly, sometimes they grow underground.     

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My strength and my weakness are twins in the same womb.     

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Suspense is one of the ways you persuade a reader to become engaged and stay engaged with your work.     

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In her bottled up is a woman peppery as curry, a yam of a woman of butter and brass.     

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Memory in Greek mythology is the mother of the muses, and it is so for me. Both personal and societal memory move me strongly, and that is one of the sources of my writing     

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Purple as tulips in May, mauve into lush velvet, purple as the stain blackberries leave on the lips, on the hands, the purple of ripe grapes sunlit and warm as flesh.     

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A strong woman is a woman determined to do something that others are determined not to be done.     

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My strength and my weakness are twins in the same womb.     

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Purple as tulips in May, mauve into lush velvet, purple as the stain blackberries leave on the lips, on the hands, the purple of ripe grapes sunlit and warm as flesh.     

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Long hair is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket.     

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A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.     

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