Yet if a woman never lets herself go, how will she ever know how far she might have got? If she never takes off her high-heeled shoes, how will she ever know how far she could walk or how fast she could run?
I think that testosterone is a rare poison.
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
We in the West do not refrain from childbirth because we are concerned about the population explosion or because we feel we cannot afford children, but because we do not like children.
Supergroupies don’t have to hang around hotel corridors. When you are one, as I have been, you get invited backstage.
English culture is basically homosexual in the sense that the men only really care about other men.
One may not reach the dawn save by the path of the night.
It strikes me as very strange that whereas Tennyson could support most of Mr. Buckley’s propositions about free trade, and the private sector, and private enterprise, Tennyson found no difficulty also in lending intellectual support to the idea of Women’s Liberation.
Perhaps catastrophe is the natural human environment, and even though we spend a good deal of energy trying to get away from it, we are programmed for survival amid catastrophe.
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.