9 quotes found by Freda Adler

Freda Adler
That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy.
change  heart  Order  # 6236
Freda Adler
Rape is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused.
Victim  Becomes  crime  # 6237
Freda Adler
There is another side to chivalry. If it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control.
Another  control  Side  # 6238
Freda Adler
Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.
power  Group  crime  # 6239
Freda Adler
Woman throughout the ages has been mistress to the law, as man has been its master.
Woman  law  master  # 6240
Freda Adler
Major social movements eventually fade into the landscape not because they have diminished but because they have become a permanent part of our perceptions and experience.
experience  social  Major  # 6241
Freda Adler
The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. It reveals that certain unacknowledged behavior exists and it suggests the form that such behavior takes.
Each  social  culture  # 6242
Freda Adler
The Rubicons which women must cross, the sex barriers which they must breach, are ultimately those that exist in their own minds.
women  sex  Minds  # 6243
Freda Adler
The passionate controversies of one era are viewed as sterile preoccupations by another, for knowledge alters what we seek as well as what we find.
knowledge  Another  Seek  # 6244