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Mansplaining Quotes By David Eddings

Why do some trees stay green while others change their color?"

"Certain trees need to show off, dear. I'm sure that my big brother could explain why it happens. Dahlaine loves to explain things, and he can be very tedious about it. I prefer simpler answers. The trees are sad because summer's almost over. — David Eddings

Mansplaining Quotes By Rebecca Solnit

The battle with Men Who Explain Things has trampled down many women - of my generation, of the up-and-coming generation we need so badly, here and in Pakistan and Bolivia and Java, not to speak of the countless women who came before me and were not allowed into the laboratory, or the library, or the conversation, or the revolution, or even the category called human. — Rebecca Solnit

Mansplaining Quotes By Rick Riordan

She would expect explanations from her Main Man, and while I had invented mansplaining and was its foremost practitioner, I had no answers to give her. — Rick Riordan

Mansplaining Quotes By Jami Attenberg

But a funny thing happens when you tell a man that you don't want to get married: they don't believe you. They think you're lying to yourself or to them or you're trying to trick them in some way and you end up being made to feel worse for just telling the truth. — Jami Attenberg

Mansplaining Quotes By Rebecca Solnit

If it's not clear enough in the piece, I love it when people things to me they know and I'm interested in but don't yet know. It's when they explain things to me I know and they don't that the conversation goes awry. — Rebecca Solnit

Mansplaining Quotes By Rebecca Solnit

Domestic violence, mansplaining, rape culture, and sexual entitlement are among the linguistic tools that redefine the world many women encounter daily and open the way to begin to change it. — Rebecca Solnit

Mansplaining Quotes By Deanna Havas

Most of philosophy is institutionalized mansplaining. — Deanna Havas

Mansplaining Quotes By Goh Keng Swee

The serene confidence with which Western journalists and liberal academics prescribe solutions to our [Singapore's] problems is a source of constant wonder to us. — Goh Keng Swee

Mansplaining Quotes By John Myer

Only small men parade their learning, talk over their audience and air their superior knowledge. Only brutal men throw their strength about, and vain rich men display their wealth in ostentatious useless luxuries. — John Myer

Mansplaining Quotes By Rebecca Solnit

...the Men Who Knew came out of the woodwork. — Rebecca Solnit

Mansplaining Quotes By Rebecca Solnit

...explaining men still assume I am, in some sort of obscene impregnation metaphor, an empty vessel to be filled with their wisdom and knowledge. — Rebecca Solnit

Mansplaining Quotes By Wendy Cope

Differences of Opinion


He tells her that the earth is flat --
He knows the facts, and that is that.
In altercations fierce and long
She tries her best to prove him wrong,
But he has learned to argue well.
He calls her arguments unsound
And often asks her not to yell.
She cannot win. He stands his ground.

The planet goes on being round. — Wendy Cope