It was a real surprise to me to come across the evidence that Christianity might once have been a danced religion. Certainly some of the early church leaders thought this was great and spoke of what seems to have been circle dancing perhaps around an altar.

Barbara Ehrenreich Religion Quote

Personally I can’t see why it would be any less romantic to find a husband in a nice four-color catalogue than in the average downtown bar at happy hour.

Barbara Ehrenreich Romantic Quote

Marriage is socialism among two people.

Barbara Ehrenreich Marriage Quote

Medical debts are the number-one cause of bankruptcy in America.

Barbara Ehrenreich Medical Quote

Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out about a century ago that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent.

Barbara Ehrenreich Mom Quote

The one regret I have about my own abortions is that they cost money that might otherwise have been spent on something more pleasurable like taking the kids to movies and theme parks.

Barbara Ehrenreich Movies Quote

No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent rebellion and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.

Barbara Ehrenreich Patriotism Quote

If you can attribute your success entirely to your own mental effort to your own attitude to some spiritual essence that you have that is better than other people’s then that must feel pretty good.

Barbara Ehrenreich Attitude Quote

At best the family teaches the finest things human beings can learn from one another generosity and love. But it is also all too often where we learn nasty things like hate rage and shame.

Barbara Ehrenreich Best Quote

There is the fear common to all English-only speakers that the chief purpose of foreign languages is to make fun of us. Otherwise you know why not just come out and say it?

Barbara Ehrenreich Fear Quote