Margaret Atwood’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Margaret Atwood Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Margaret Atwood, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Margaret Atwood you will find my Ten favourites of Margaret Atwood’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“Don’t let the bastards grind you down.”
― Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

 “Love blurs your vision; but after it recedes, you can see more clearly than ever. It’s like the tide going out, revealing whatever’s been thrown away and sunk: broken bottles, old gloves, rusting pop cans, nibbled fishbodies, bones. This is the kind of thing you see if you sit in the darkness with open eyes, not knowing the future.”
― Margaret Atwood, Cat’s Eye

“I would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed and that necessary.”
― Margaret Atwood

 “Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.”
― Margaret Atwood, Cat’s Eye

 “Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.”
― Margaret Atwood

 “Nolite te bastardes carborundorum. Don’t let the bastards grind you down.”
― Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”
― Margaret Atwood, Bluebeard’s Egg

 “Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.”
― Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

“A word after a word after a word is power.”
― Margaret Atwood

“War is what happens when language fails.”
― Margaret Atwood

10 Famous Quotes by Author Margaret Atwood

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Margaret Atwood, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Margaret Atwood.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Margaret Atwood. 

One Final Bonus – Margaret Atwood Quote 

“I don’t want to see anyone. I lie in the bedroom with the curtains drawn and nothingness washing over me like a sluggish wave. Whatever is happening to me is my own fault. I have done something wrong, something so huge I can’t even see it, something that’s drowning me. I am inadequate and stupid, without worth. I might as well be dead.”

― Margaret Atwood, Cat’s Eye

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