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Terri Apter

  • Old age is a strange country, and most of us enter it unwillingly.

    • Terri Apter,
    • in Times Literary Supplement ()
  • We may be aware of small increments of getting older; we may meet an increasing number of people who make us uneasy with their youth; but the fact of being old ourselves comes as a surprise, and is often accompanied by the belief that there has been some mistake.

    • Terri Apter,
    • in Times Literary Supplement ()
  • Adolescence is society's permission slip for combining physical maturity with psychological irresponsibility.

    • Terri Apter

Terri Apter, English psychologist, writer