Quotes by Rita Mae Brown

A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
– Rita Mae Brown
A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.
– Rita Mae Brown
Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
– Rita Mae Brown
As a woman, I find it very embarrassing to be in a meeting and realize I'm the only one in the room with balls.
– Rita Mae Brown
Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
– Rita Mae Brown
Every action is either strong or weak, and when every action is strong we are successful.
– Rita Mae Brown
Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.
– Rita Mae Brown
Humor comes from self-confidence.
– Rita Mae Brown
I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority.
– Rita Mae Brown
I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can.
– Rita Mae Brown
I believe you are your work. Don't trade the stuff of your life, time, for nothing more than dollars. That's a rotten bargain.
– Rita Mae Brown
I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.
– Rita Mae Brown
If the world were a logical place, men would ride side-saddle.
– Rita Mae Brown
Lead me not into temptation; I can find the way myself.
– Rita Mae Brown
Leroy bet me I couldn't find a pot of gold at the end, and I told him that was a stupid bet because the rainbow was enough.
– Rita Mae Brown
Make the iron hot by striking it.
– Rita Mae Brown
Morals are private. Decency is public.
– Rita Mae Brown
My lesbianism is an act of Christian charity. All those women out there praying for a man, and I'm giving them my share.
– Rita Mae Brown
One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
– Rita Mae Brown
The only queer people are those who don't love anybody.
– Rita Mae Brown