Young women especially have something invested in being nice people, and it's only when you have children that you realise you’re not a nice person at all, but generally a selfish bully.
The Independent on Sunday, May 5, 1991.
Fortunately, there is more to life than death. There is for one thing, fiction. A thousand thousand characters to be sent marching out into the world to divert time from its forward gallop to the terrible horizon.Fay Weldon
The New Women! I could barely recognize them as being of the same sex as myself…They are satiated by everything, hungry for nothing. They are what I wanted to be; they are what I worked for them to be: and now I see them, I hate them.Fay Weldon
Widows tend either to fade away when husbands die, committing emotional suttee, or else find that a new life burgeons. Here in Christchurch, a lot of burgeoning goes on.Fay Weldon
I like sex. I've had feedback but men will feed you back anything, won't they?Fay Weldon
One sort of believes in recycling. But one believes in it as a kind of palliative to the gods.Fay Weldon
I wonder if my shrink (sorry, psychiatrist) was a woman not a man I'd be in a better or worse state?Fay Weldon
Only one thing registers on the subconscious mind: repetitive application - practice. What you practice is what you manifest.Fay Weldon