Agnes Smedley Quotes & Sayings

25 most famous Agnes Smedley quotes and sayings (journalist). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

“Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign of weakness to show affection; to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace, and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster.”
Agnes Smedley Quotes
“I feel like a person living on the brink of a volcano crater.”
Agnes Smedley Quotes
“Everybody calls everybody a spy, secretly, in Russia, and everybody is under surveillance. You never feel safe.”
Agnes Smedley Quotes
“I have no objection to a man being a man, however masculine that may be.”
Agnes Smedley Quotes
“Now, being a girl, I was ashamed of my body and my lack of strength. So I tried to be a man. I shot, rode, jumped, and took part in all the fights of the boys.”
“Yet it is awful to love a person who is a torture to you. And a fascinating person who loves you and won't hear of anything but your loving him and living right by his side through all eternity!”
Agnes Smedley Quotes
“And the woman who could win the respect of man was often the woman who could knock him down with her bare fists and sit on him until he yelled for help.”
Agnes Smedley Quotes
“I hate female men.”
“My mother listened to all the news from the camp during the strike. She said little, especially when my father or the men who worked for him were about I remember her instinctive and unhesitating sympathy for the miners.”
Agnes Smedley Quotes
“What a couple. I'm consumed into ashes. And he's always raking up the ashes and setting them on fire again.”

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