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“It is for themselves that most women dress, not for others. On the exploitation of such fundamental truths are fortunes made.”
“There comes a time when you have to trust your own judgment, when you must close your eyes and let your instinct rule you.”
“... democracy is dying. We are ruled by faceless bureaucrats and lecherous puritans. ... You think about it. 'All right for me but not for you' is their philosophy.”
“A hobbyhorse can be a tiring ride for nonenthusiasts.”
“There's no friend like someone who has known you since you were five.”
Anne Stevenson, English-born U.S. poet, writer