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“Near or far, there are burdens and terrors in sisterhood, and perhaps the nearer, the more complicated.”
“Nobody knows the trouble you've seen — and nobody wants to.”
“Life disappoints. Everybody knows that. But must it horrify?”
“The geography of love is pornographic; its climate is much improved by money; when love comes it comes without effort, like perfect weather.”
“You think I know what I'm talking about? If it works I'm a genius. If it doesn't I blame it on the market, the falling dollar, Washington jitters, the weather, anything I can think of.”
Helen Yglesias, U.S. writer
(1915 - 2008)
Full name: Helen Bassine Yglesias.