“A woman's love is quick to turn into a passion for revenge--an obsession that becomes an endless river of blood, flowing on from generation to generation.” ― Fumiko Enchi, Masks
"When we encounter the other, we will either conquer the other as a masculinist, or get assimilated with the other as a femininist. However, this binary opposition is really at stake when we realize that assimilation can be another form of conquest. I use this assimilation as a strategy." -- Mariko Ohara, Interview