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All love is original, no matter how many other people have loved before.

George Weinberg

All who love are conspirators.

George Weinberg

An essential idea is that if you give to some person or endeavor in life, you will make that more important.

George Weinberg

And I’ve known people who came out with a sense of torture.

George Weinberg

As I said, men value their independence in a weird way, above practically everything.

George Weinberg

But the cure for most obstacles is, Be decisive.

George Weinberg

Coming out to gays is a way of affirming sanity and self-worth.

George Weinberg

Every man wants to feel that his woman would love him apart from anything else.

George Weinberg

Finally, fighting for gay rights, speaking out in various places and making friends, men and women, was great.

George Weinberg

Homophobia is just that: a phobia.

George Weinberg

Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.

George Weinberg

I am very proud of being the one to have coined the word.

George Weinberg

I didn’t grow up with any concept of people being deviants unless they mistreated others.

George Weinberg

I felt like an apostle of the obvious and people imagined that I was doing something daring.

George Weinberg

I try not to deal with people’s hostility, though I must if they have something I need from them, as the professors did at Columbia or my landlord did.

George Weinberg

I’m really not an avowed heterosexual. I’m no more proud of it than of being white or tall.

George Weinberg

If every time you engage in a sex act, you go into a confession box, you will never accept your own sexuality.

George Weinberg

Interestingly, the best way to promote intimacy is to demand it.

George Weinberg

It wouldn’t have mattered to my mother if I married a black, was gay, lived in a commune or wore a dress.

George Weinberg

Many people secretly think that gays are a lot happier than they are, and want to punish them.

George Weinberg

Men are actually the weaker sex.

George Weinberg

Men spend their whole lives showing that they’re strong and silent. They fight for independence the way women struggle to connect.

George Weinberg

My dearest friend in the movement is Jack Nichols. If there were no such thing as gay or straight, we would still talk and share experiences till the end of time.

George Weinberg

My father was a pedant and a bully who cared about nobody, and I was not to see him until I was eighteen.

George Weinberg

My father, who was from a wealthy family and highly educated, a lawyer, Yale and Columbia, walked out with the benefit of a healthy push from my mother, a seventh grade graduate, who took a typing course and got a secretarial job as fast as she could.

George Weinberg

No man wants to feel that he’s there because of his woman’s biological clock or because he’s filling a job opening for husband or significant other.

George Weinberg

People have known of Shakespeare’s homosexuality down through the ages.

George Weinberg

The roots of homophobia are fear. Fear and more fear.

George Weinberg

The world will step aside for nearly anyone who has the courage of his of her opinions.

George Weinberg

There is no universal coming out process, so far as I know.

George Weinberg

We are constantly creating ourselves by what we move toward or away from.

George Weinberg

We each have a personal myth, a vision of who we really are and what we want. Health means that part of what you want is to give to others.

George Weinberg

We have many cases of men committing suicide rather than face their own individuality. I know of no case of a woman who committed suicide because she was gay.

George Weinberg

We’re all here at the same time and we should celebrate that.

George Weinberg

What worse illness can there be than acute conventionality. You should pray every night that you don’t wake up with it.

George Weinberg

You would be better off in exile than priding yourself on be like everyone else.

George Weinberg

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