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Jane Rule Quotes & Quotations
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    Coming out, all the way out, is offered more and more as the political solution to our oppression. Jane-RuleJane Rule
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    Every artist seems to me to have the job of bearing witness to the world we live in. To some extent I think of all of us as artists, because we have voices and we are each of us unique. Jane-RuleJane Rule
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    I had always said to myself that forty was the cut off point of my apprenticeship which may for some people sound like a very long one, but the novel as art is a middle-aged art. Jane-RuleJane Rule
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    I've never been resigned to ready-made ideas as I was to ready-made clothes, perhaps because although I couldn't sew, I could think. Jane-RuleJane Rule
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    If the tenth of the population that is gay became visible tomorrow, the panic of the majority of people would inspire repressive legislation of a sort that would shock even the pessimists among us. Jane-RuleJane Rule
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    Love is the terrible secret people are suspected of unless they're married, then one always suspects they don't. Jane-RuleJane Rule
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    Morality is a test of our conformity rather than our integrity. Jane-RuleJane Rule
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    Morality, like language, is an invented structure for conserving and communicating order. And morality is learned, like language, by mimicking and remembering. Jane-RuleJane Rule
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    My private measure of success is daily. If this were to be the last day of my life would I be content with it? To live in a harmonious balance of commitments and pleasures is what I strive for. Jane-RuleJane Rule
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    People genuinely happy in their choices seem less often tempted to force them on other people than those who feel martyred and broken by their lives. Jane-RuleJane Rule
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    The message of women's liberation is that women can love each other and ourselves against our degrading education. Jane-RuleJane Rule
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    Writing is far too hard work to say what someone else wants me to. Serving it as a craft, using it as a way of growing in my own understanding, seems to me to be a beautiful way to live. And if that product is shareable with other people, so much the better. Jane-RuleJane Rule