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Kate Millett

Kate Millett (born Katherine Murray Millett; September 14, 1934 in St. Paul, Minnesota) is an American feminist writer and activist. A seminal influence on second-wave feminism, Millett is best known for her 1970 book Sexual Politics.

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    I believe there’s a killer in all of us. I know there’s one inside me. When you know the killer in you and you know also that you do not want to kill, you have to set yourself upon a course of learning. Not to kill that killer then, but to control it.
    Kate Millett (b. 1934)

    [Madness] is the jail we could all end up in. And we know it. And watch our step. For a lifetime. We behave. A fantastic and entire system of social control, by the threat of example as effective over the general population as detention centers in dictatorships, the image of the madhouse floats through every mind for the course of its lifetime.
    —Kate Millett (b. 1934)

    O slanderous world! Kate like the hazel twig
    Is straight and slender, and as brown in hue
    As hazelnuts, and sweeter than the kernels.
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