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Mariella Frostrup Quotes

I cant sleep in an isolated place without pills, earplugs, and both my children in bed with me for fear of scary, feral characters with a hankering for the wilderness.
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Only those with skin as thick as elephant hide can hope to sail through their teens unscathed by self-doubt and bouts of depression.

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Joy acts like a trampoline, everything that touches it bouncing right back off it.

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The point of the feminist movement wasn't simply to set our underwear on fire and muscle into small spaces in the male-dominated workplace, but to create a world where the contribution of both sexes was equally valued and no one's worth was judged on their take-home salary.

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One of my few childhood memories is as an eight-year-old, refused permission to watch the Hitchcock season on Irish television, sneakily viewing 'The Birds' though a crack in the living-room door. It transformed my hitherto perfectly enjoyable half-mile walk to school, down a country lane patrolled by watchful birds, into a terrifying ordeal.

— Mariella Frostrup

Saturday and Sunday mornings are the only time the children are allowed to turn on the television.

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Like cars, every relationship requires a bit of an occasional service, and fine-tuning should be compulsory.

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I've been accused of riding roughshod over others' emotions, and I admit, when I feel a friend is being over-indulgent, my patience is in short supply.

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Coming from a broken home, I wanted to be as sure as I could be that my kids would have two parents who will stay together and bring them up.

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What an unappealing responsibility that is to lumber any prospective lover with: the need to be a saviour, not simply an equal partner.

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Had Elizabeth Bennet known how wildly Darcy's heart beat for her, 'Pride and Prejudice' would barely have made it into a short story. Their torturously slow-burning romance is a classic example of how men and women still struggle to communicate the most basic of emotions.

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If I was a man, I don't know if I'd settle down long before I was 50.

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It's an absolute disgrace that there isn't a books programme on the BBC.

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The idea of exposing the British public to the full breadth of my personality isn't a good one.

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