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Beryl Bainbridge Quotes





Being constantly with children was like wearing a pair of shoes that were expensive and too small. She couldn't bear to throw them out, but they gave her blisters.
 

Everything else you grow out of, but you never recover from childhood.
 

I've never been drawn to the feminist movement. I was brought up to believe that men had little to do with the home or children - except to bring in the money.
 

It seems to me that a mutually beneficial relationship between a man and woman requires the man to be dominant. A sensible woman will allow the man to think he is the most important partner.
 

When I got a telly we had no aerial, but I discovered that if I or one of the children stood by it you could get a picture. So I had to make a statue that could stand by the telly.