10 Thought-Provoking Quotes from “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Readers cannot get enough of The Handmaid’s Tale. If you’re not familiar—this captivating dystopian novel written by Margaret Attwood explores a futuristic totalitarian government in which women are revoked of their rights and reordered into a class system.

The acclaimed novel is even getting it’s own series on Hulu! Check out the trailer below.

We’re just as excited as everyone else, which is why we decided to compile some of our favorite thought-provoking quotes from the novel below. Check ’em out!

1. “Ignoring isn’t ignorance, you have to work at it.”

 

2. “But who can remember pain, once it’s over? All that remains of it is a shadow, not in the mind even, in the flesh. Pain marks you, but too deep to see. Out of sight, out of mind.”

 

 

4. “Better never means better for everyone…It always means worse, for someone.”

 

5. “When we think of the past it’s the beautiful things we pick out. We want to believe it was all like that.”

 

 

7. “A rat in a maze is free to go anywhere, as long as it stays inside the maze.”

 

8. “I believe in the resistance as I believe there can be no light without shadow; or rather, no shadow unless there is also light.”

 

 

10. “One and one and one and one doesn’t equal four. Each one remains unique, there is no way of joining them together. They cannot be exchanged, one for the other. They cannot replace each other.”

Which quote is your favorite? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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