The Truth Will Set You Free, But First It Will Piss You Off!: Thoughts on Life, Love and Rebellion (Hardback)
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The Truth Will Set You Free, But First It Will Piss You Off!: Thoughts on Life, Love and Rebellion (Hardback)

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An illustrated collection of Gloria Steinem's most inspirational and outrageous quotes, with an introduction and essays by the feminist activist herself

'When the path is dark, Gloria's words light the way forward.' - Natalie Portman

For decades, people around the world have found guidance, humour and unity in Gloria Steinem's gift for creating quotes that offer hope and inspire action. From her early days as a journalist and feminist activist, Steinem's words have helped generations to empower themselves and work together.

Covering topics from relationships ('Many are looking for the right person. Too few are trying to be the right person.') to the patriarchy ('Men are liked better when they win. Women are liked better when they lose. This is how the patriarchy is enforced every day.' ) and activism ('Revolutions, like trees, grow from the bottom up.' ), this book will make you want to laugh, march and create quotes of your own.

The Truth Will Set You Free, But First It Will Piss You Off! is both timeless and timely, a gift of hope from Steinem to readers, and a book to share with friends.

'Gloria has a profound knack for expressing ideas in ways that stick with you.' - Emma Watson

Publisher: Murdoch Books
ISBN: 9781911632597
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 558 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 mm


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'"Democracy is the tree, families are the roots." -GS. Trust Gloria Steinem to offer insights that liberate us into broader, more profound ways of thinking. Her mind is fertile, deep, conscious and inspiring, with a humour that apparently can't help bubbling up, so that we are laughing as we, hopefully, become more wise and determined to change whatever we can change.' -Alice Walker

'Gloria has a profound knack for expressing ideas in ways that stick with you. When trying to explain something that I can't seem to wrap my own words around, I very often reach for one of Gloria's quotes. This beautiful book of her words will no doubt make one of the most quotable women I know even more eminently quotable.' -Emma Watson

'This is a fearless book full of passion, resolute perspective and unbiased hope for the future. Gloria brings honest poetry to readers while sharing her experienced wisdom on topics that demand our attention today. From personal challenges to political issues, The Truth Will Set You Free, But First It Will Piss You Off! explores the power of words when it comes to being a changemaker for yourself and for the good of humanity. And if that's not enough to move you, the beautiful illustrations will inspire you along the way.' -Janelle Monae

'When the path is dark, Gloria's words light the way forward. I find myself returning again and again to her words for inspiration, comfort and wisdom. She has a way of saying things you feel you knew but never knew how to articulate. Other times, she expresses ideas you've never encountered, but once you've heard them, they are impossible to deny. Her words contain the poetic clarity only truth offers.' -Natalie Portman

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“Such a brilliantly funny & sharp take on feminist literature”

I loved this book so much. It’s full of emotional, strong, stirring and anger inducing quotes that I binged it all in a night. Absolutely love Steinem anyway but this just reinforces such boring rhetoric that we, as... More

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