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 Julie Burchill - “A good part - and definitely the most fun part - of being a feminist is about frightening men.”
 Julie Burchill - “Oh come on, John, ... I don't think that was demeaning, I thought she was a sweet girl. I got friends who behave like that. Haven't you”
 Tom Burchill - “You can't ignore it. When the kids go out, step out of the doorway, people are talking about it. We're known for that. This can't go on forever. That's just an impossibility. But maybe it can go on for a long time.”
 Tom Burchill - “One of the things we really wanted to do today was win to the wall, and we did that with a very high percentage (by) winning close races, whether it was for first or fifth in a heat. That's a key thing in this kind of meet.”
 Julie Burchill - “Show me a frigid women and, nine times out of ten, I'll show you a little man.”
 Julie Burchill - “Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth... suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.”
 Tom Burchill - “North Central is the class of the state right now, if not in the nation.”
 Julie Burchill - “Tears are sometimes an inappropriate response to death. When a life has been lived completely honestly, completely successfully, or just completely, the correct response to death's perfect punctuation mark is a smile.”
 Julie Burchill - “A cynic should never marry an idealist. For the cynic, marriage represents the welcome end of romantic life, with all its agony and ecstasy. But for the idealist, it is only the beginning.”
 Julie Burchill - “I was surprised by how nice he was, ... The thing about Tony was, I never saw it as a feud, I saw it as being a bit of camp old knockabout, like Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. Tony takes it all more seriously than me, because he's a man and wrote all this 'daggers at dawn' shit. I thought we were having some camp fun at each other's expense. So on my side, there's nothing to forgive.”
 Julie Burchill - “Whenever I am sent a new book on the lively arts, the first thing I do is look for myself in the index.”
 Julie Burchill - “Prostitution is the supreme triumph of capitalism. Worst of all, prostitution reinforces all the old dumb clichTs about women's sexuality that they are not built to enjoy sex and are little more than walking masturbation aids, things to be DONE TO, things so sensually null and void that they have to be paid to indulge in fornication, that women can be had, bought, as often as not sold from one man to another. When the sex war is won prostitutes should be shot as collaborators for their terrible betrayal of all women, for the moral tarring and feathering they give indigenous women who have had the bad luck to live in what they make their humping ground.”
 Tom Burchill - “She's an extremely hard worker and has a fantastic attitude. She is definitely maturing as an athlete -- intellectually and certainly physically. But she has challenged herself in all aspects of the sport.”
 Julie Burchill - “But surely the tabloid papers are the forefront of the attack - aren't they're the voice of the Tory working class If you meet these boys from the tabloids, ... they're public schoolboys, like Kelvin MacKenzie. It doesn't matter what the paper is they're working for.”
 Julie Burchill - “Tears are sometimes an inappropriate response to death. When a life has been lived completely honestly, completely successfully, or just completely, the correct response to death's perfect punctuation mark is a smile.”
 Julie Burchill - “Writing is more than anything a compulsion, like some people wash their hands thirty times a day for fear of awful consequences if they do not. It pays a whole lot better than this type of compulsion, but it is no more heroic.”
 Julie Burchill - “Now the whole dizzying and delirious range of sexual possibilities has been boiled down to that one big, boring, bulimic word. Relationship.”
 Julie Burchill - “Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth. . . suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.”
 Julie Burchill - “It has been said that a pretty face is a passport. But it's not, it's a visa, and it runs out fast.”
 Julie Burchill - “A good part -- and definitely the most fun part -- of being a feminist is about frightening men.”
 Julie Burchill - “As with most liberal sexual ideas, what makes the world a better place for men invariably makes it a duller and more dangerous place for women.”
 Julie Burchill - “What Mrs. Thatcher did for women was to demonstrate that if a woman had enough desire she could do what she wanted, do anything a man could do. . . . Mrs. Thatcher did not have one traditional feminine cell in her body.”
 Julie Burchill - “A woman who looks like a girl and thinks like a man is the best sort, the most enjoyable to be and the most pleasurable to have and to hold.”
 Julie Burchill - “The freedom that women were supposed to have found in the Sixties largely boiled down to easy contraception and abortion things to make life easier for men, in fact.”