Christina Stead

Christina Stead (17 July 1902 – 31 March 1983) was an Australian novelist and short-story writer acclaimed for her satirical wit and penetrating psychological characterisations. She was born in Rockdale, New South Wales, and died in Sydney.

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    Strange is the influence of Marx on character.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)

    Intuition is not infallible; it only seems to be the truth. It is a message which we may interpret wrongly.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)

    Radicalism is the opium of the middle class.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)

    If all the rich men in the world divided up their money amongst themselves, there wouldn’t be enough to go round.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)

    You want to be free and break new ground, speak your mind, fear no man, have the neighbours acknowledge that you’re a good man; and at the same time you want to be a success, make money, join the country club, get the votes and kick the other man in the teeth and off the ladder.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)