The view of the local scene through the eyes of a native participant in that scene is a different window.
Women are at last becoming persons first and wives second, and that is as it should be.
It is the emergence of mass media which makes possible the use of propaganda techniques on a societal scale.
If language did not affect behavior, it could have no meaning.
The intellectual who wants to do her work properly must today go back to the starting point: the woman whom she knows, and first of all to herself. It is at that level, and at no other, that she ought to begin to think about the world situation.
Books are humanity in print.
We assume, to begin with, that the individual is at least as complex in his internal structure as the language is which he speaks – otherwise, how could he speak a language which is complex?
There is only one real deprivation… and that is not to be able to give one’s gifts to those one loves most.
Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn’t there.
I want the reader to turn the page and keep on turning until the end.