Christina Stead

(1902_1983 / Rockdale)

Christina Stead Quotes

  • ''Money has no country.''
    Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. Jules Bertillon, in House of All Nations, sc. 26 (written 1938, published Angus and Robertson, 1988). Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.
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  • ''There'll be no sense in sexual theories until women start telling their minds; and, of course, until they have some.''
    Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. Letty Fox: Her Luck, ch. 27 (written 1946, published Virago, n.d.). Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.
  • ''Los Angeles is a Yukon for crime-story writers.''
    Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. Letty Fox: Her Luck, ch. 27 (written 1946, published Virago, n.d.). Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.
  • ''A tory youth is a youth speculating on his future.''
    Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. Letty Fox, in Letty Fox: Her Luck, ch. 18 (written 1946, published Virago, n.d.). Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.
  • ''I never wanted to marry anyone like my father; I always preferred those more shoddy.''
    Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. Letty Fox, in Letty Fox: Her Luck, ch. 2 (written 1946, published Virago, n.d.). Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.
  • ''I don't know what imagination is, if not an unpruned, tangled kind of memory.''
    Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. Letty Fox, in Letty Fox: Her Luck, ch. 6 (written 1946, published Virago, n.d.). Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.
  • ''Radicalism is the opium of the middle class.''
    Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. Letty Fox, in Letty Fox: Her Luck, ch. 37 (written 1946, published Virago. N.d.). Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.
  • ''A lie is real; it aims at success. A liar is a realist.''
    Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. Letty Fox, in Letty Fox: Her Luck, ch. 6 (written 1946, published Virago, n.d.). Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.
  • ''If equity and human natural reason were allowed there would be no law, there would be no lawyers.''
    Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. Maitre Rodolphe, in House of All Nations, sc. 14 (written 1938, published Angus and Robertson, 1988). Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.
  • ''Men never believe a woman can do anything.''
    Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. Marianne Raccamond, in House of All Nations, sc. 60 (written 1938, published Angus and Robertson, 1988). Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.

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