7 Breathtakingly Sexist Quotes by Famous and Respected Male Authors


V.S. Naipaul

I read a piece of writing and within a paragraph or two I know whether it is by a woman or not. I think [it is] unequal to me… My publisher, who was so good as a taster and editor, when she became a writer, lo and behold, it was all this feminine tosh. I don’t mean this in any unkind way.

— Naipaul to the Royal Geographic Society, 2011