That is the worst thing about being a middle-class woman?you have more knowledge of yourself and the world: you are equipped to make choices, but there are none left to make.
1974 The War Between The Tates, ch.3.
Fashion is free speech, and one of the privileges, if not always one of the pleasures, of a free world.Alison Lurie
The most desirable mental state for a potential consumer?is a kind of free-floating anxietyand depression, combined with a nice collection of unrealistic goals and desires.Alison Lurie
As one went to Europe to see the living past, so one must visit southern California to observe the future.Alison Lurie