Isabel Allende

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Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende

All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom.More Isabel Allende [08/19/2010 12:08:00]
Erotica is using a feather, pornography is using the whole chicken.More Isabel Allende [08/19/2010 12:08:00]
Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don't want or they cannot feed.More Isabel Allende [08/19/2010 12:08:00]
For women the best aphrodisiacs are words. The G-spot is in the ears. He who looks for it below there is wasting his time.More Isabel Allende [08/19/2010 12:08:00]
Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks.More Isabel Allende [08/19/2010 12:08:00]
I can promise you that women working together - linked, informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.More Isabel Allende [08/19/2010 12:08:00]
I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist - although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me.More Isabel Allende [08/19/2010 12:08:00]
I'm aware of the mystery around us, so I write about coincidences, premonitions, emotions, dreams, the power of nature, magic.More Isabel Allende [08/19/2010 12:08:00]
We want a world where life is preserved, and the quality of life is enriched for everybody, not only for the privileged.More Isabel Allende [08/19/2010 12:08:00]
What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse.More Isabel Allende [08/19/2010 12:08:00]
The poor do not need charity, they need justice.More Isabel Allende [09/03/2016 09:09:57]
For real change, we need feminine energy in the management of the world. We need a critical number of women in positions of power, and we need to nurture the feminine energy in men.More Isabel Allende [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
In times of conflict, war, poverty or religious fundamentalism, women and children are the first and most numerous victims. Women need all their courage today.More Isabel Allende [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Giving women education, work, the ability to control their own income, inherit and own property, benefits the society. If a woman is empowered, her children and her family will be better off. If families prosper, the village prospers, and eventually so does the whole country.More Isabel Allende [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The fact that I am a writer comes from the experience of being cut away from my roots and living in Venezuela, where I couldn't find a place for myself, for years and years.More Isabel Allende [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I have more freedom when I write fiction, but my memoirs have had a much stronger impact on my readers. Somehow the 'message,' even if I am not even aware that there is one, is conveyed better in this form.More Isabel Allende [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I am an American citizen and it is my home now. I like the U.S.A., which is not a place too many people have liked since Bush. The U.S. has a young population, and everything can change within a year.More Isabel Allende [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
If this world is going to be a better place for our grandchildren and great-grandchildren, it will be women who make it so.More Isabel Allende [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Women have always been courageous... They are always fearless when protecting their children and in the last century they have been fearless in the fight for their rights.More Isabel Allende [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I'm going to send you by fax a list of ingredients. And I want you to come up with recipes for lovers that (are) easy. Because if you're going to spend the day cooking, you won't have any energy left for love-making.More Isabel Allende [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
one of those unforgettable stories that stays with you for years.More Isabel Allende [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Erotica is using a feather, pornography is using the whole chicken.More Isabel Allende [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Write what should not be forgottenMore Isabel Allende [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For women the best aphrodisiacs are words. The G-spot is in the ears. He who looks for it below there is wasting his time.More Isabel Allende [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Kingdom of the Golden DragonMore Isabel Allende [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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