"The main difference between men and women is that men are lunatics and women are idiots."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Rebecca West on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Rebecca West on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Rebecca West on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Rebecca West on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Rebecca West on John Lennon
"Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience."
"A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands as we go over the dark places of life, cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere."
"Writing has nothing to do with communication between person and person, only with communication between different parts of a person's mind."
"There is no wider gulf in the universe than yawns between those on the hither and thither side of vital experience."
"It is sometimes very hard to tell the difference between history and the smell of skunk."