12 Total Quotes

Nancy Friday Quotes

The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children.
Nancy Friday
#American Author

When I stopped seeing my mother with the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself.
Nancy Friday
#Birth

It was the promise of men, that around each corner there was yet another man, more wonderful than the last, that sustained me. You see, I had men confused with life. . . . You can't get what I wanted from a man, not in this life.
Nancy Friday
#Man

Because society would rather we always wore a pretty face, women have been trained to cut off anger.
Nancy Friday
#American Author #Anger

Blaming mother is just a negative way of clinging to her still.
Nancy Friday
#American Author #Mother

To say something nice about yourself, this is the hardest thing in the world for people to do. They'd rather take their clothes off.
Nancy Friday
#American Author

If a few lustful and erotic reveries make the housework go by ""as if in a dream,"" why not?
Nancy Friday
#Housework

Inside every adult male is a denied little boy.
Nancy Friday
#American Author

The older I get the more of my mother I see in myself.
Nancy Friday
#American Author

When I stopped seeing my mother through the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself.
Nancy Friday
#American Author