"Popular art is the dream of society it does not examine itself."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Margaret Atwood on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Margaret Atwood on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Margaret Atwood on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Margaret Atwood on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Margaret Atwood on Mahatma Gandhi
"Another belief of mine that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise."
"I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own."
"Gardening is not a rational act."
"I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one 'race' - the human race - and that we are all members of it."
"The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love."