Today's shocks are tomorrow's conventions.
I don't know why togetherness was ever held up as an ideal of marriage. Away from home for both, then together, that's much better.
Ironically, women who acquire power are more likely to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it.
The journey is over. Love to all.
We in middle age require adventure.
Quoting, like smoking, is a dirty habit to which I am devoted.
Ideas move rapidly when their time comes.
Women, I believe, search for fellow beings who have faced similar struggles, conveyed them in ways a reader can transform into her own life, confirmed desires the reader had hardly acknowledged - desires that now seem possible. Women catch courage from the women whose lives and writings they read, and women call the bearer of that courage friend.
The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy and, having taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible.
Whether animals admit it or not, they and I communicate.