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“I first foreswore motherhood when I was about eight years old. ... [Children] were annoying. We were loud and sneaky and broke things. As an eight-year-old, maybe I was simply mortified by the prospect of being saddled with myself.”
“... it is always difficult to impress the ignorant.”
Lionel Shriver, U.S.-born English journalist, writer