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#7398When Marriage is Outlawed, Only Outlaws will have Inlaws.
#7399When my freshman roommate at Cornell found out I was Jewish, she was, at
her request, moved to a different room. She told me she didn't think she
had ever seen a Jew before. My only response was to begin wearing a
small Star of David on a chain around my neck. I had not become a more
observing Jew; rather, discovering that the label of Jew was offensive to
others made me want to let people know who I was and what I believed in.
Similarly, after talking to these young women -- one of whom told me that
she didn't think she had ever met a feminist -- I've taken to identifying
myself as a feminist in the most unlikely of situations.
-- Susan Bolotin, "Voices From the Post-Feminist Generation"
#7400When one knows women one pities men, but when one studies men,
one excuses women.
-- Horne Tooke
#7401When the candles are out all women are fair.
-- Plutarch
#7402When the saleman's car broke down, he walked to the nearest farmhouse to ask
if he could stay the night. The farmer agreed to put him up. "I live alone,"
he continued, "you can have the bedroom at the top of the stairs, to the
"Oh, never mind," the disappointed salesman said. "I think I'm in
the wrong joke."
#7403When there is an old maid in the house, a watch dog is unnecessary.
-- Balzac
#7404When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane,
most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear
that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition
continuously until death do them part.
-- George Bernard Shaw
#7405When women kiss it always reminds one of prize fighters shaking hands.
-- H.L. Mencken, "Sententiae"
#7406When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do
not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
-- Honor'e de Balzac
#7407When you're bored with yourself, marry, and be bored with someone else.
-- David Pryce-Jones
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