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Quote Left February is a suitable month for dying. Everything around is dead, the trees black and frozen so that the appearance of green shoots two month... Quote Right
Quote Left A victory! To leave your loneliness panting behind you on some street corner while you float free into a cloud of sudden azaleas, luminous pink petals that have never felt loneliness, no matter how slowly they fell. Quote Right
Quote Left Life is so messy that the temptation to straighten it up is very strong. And the results always illusory. Quote Right
Quote Left Life is not so much about beginnings and endings as it is about going on and on and on. It is about muddling through the middle. Quote Right
Quote Left The world is full of women blindsided by the unceasing demands of motherhood, still flabbergasted by how a job can be terrific and torturous. Quote Right
Quote Left In the family sandwich, the older people and the younger ones can recognize one another as the bread. Those in the middle are, for a time, the meat. Quote Right
Quote Left For weeks or months they moved through their separate lives and slept side by side as though they were two strangers who had mistakenly been a... Quote Right
Quote Left The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself. Quote Right
Quote Left Women who marry early are often overly enamored of the kind of man who looks great in wedding pictures and passes the maid of honor his teleph... Quote Right
Quote Left I feel about exercise the same way that I feel about a few other things: that there is nothing wrong with it if it is done in private by conse... Quote Right
Quote Left It's babe feminism—we're young, we're fun, we do what we want in bed—and it has a shorter shelf life than the feminism of sisterhood. I've... Quote Right
Quote Left If you want something, it will elude you. If you do not want something, you will get ten of it in the mail. Quote Right
Quote Left There are obvious places in which government can narrow the chasm between haves and have-nots. One is the public schools, which have been seen... Quote Right
Quote Left I am aghast to find myself in such a position of power over two other people. Their father and I have them in thrall simply by having produced... Quote Right
Quote Left There is something so settled and stodgy about turning a great romance into next of kin on an emergency room form, and something so soothing a... Quote Right
Quote Left You cannot be really first-rate at your work if your work is all you are. Quote Right
Quote Left It must be terrible to bury someone you love in early May, when the ground is beginning to thaw and stretch and turn bright green and the smel... Quote Right
Quote Left When hot dogs like Mr. D'Amato or the Republican apologist Roger Ailes say that Whitewater is worse than Watergate, it's because they're suffe... Quote Right
Quote Left Grief remains one of the few things that has the power to silence us. It is a whisper in the world and a clamor within. More than sex, more th... Quote Right
Quote Left The 19-year-old Diana ... decided to make her career that of wife. Today that can be a very, very iffy line of work.... And what sometimes hap... Quote Right
Quote Left Women are the glue that hold our day-to-day world together. Quote Right
Quote Left Actually being married seemed so crowded with unspoken rules and odd secrets and unfathomable responsibilities that it had no more occurred to... Quote Right
Quote Left Judge Ginsburg's selection should be a model—chosen on merit and not ideology, despite some naysaying, with little advance publicity. Her tr... Quote Right
Quote Left A man who builds his own pedestal had better use strong cement. Quote Right
Quote Left This is what no one warns you about, when you decide to have children. There is so much written about the cost and the changes in your way of ... Quote Right
Quote Left A finished person is a boring person. Quote Right
Quote Left The clearest explanation for the failure of any marriage is that the two people are incompatible—that is, that one is male and the other fem... Quote Right
Quote Left If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all. Quote Right

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