"If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Rita Mae Brown on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Rita Mae Brown on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Rita Mae Brown on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Rita Mae Brown on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Rita Mae Brown on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can."
"Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television."
"The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you."
"You sell a screenplay like you sell a car. If someone drives it off a cliff, that's it."
"Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn't sign your name you'd have to pay cash."