Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the ruins of Troy and so do we all, whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.
Shaking a Leg: Collected Writings (1998)
Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people.Angela Carter
Cities have sexes: London is a man, Paris a woman, and New York a well-adjusted transsexual.Angela Carter
A book is simply the container of an idea—like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.Angela Carter
My work cuts like a steel blade at the base of a man's penis.Angela Carter
Women's sexy underwear is a minor but significant growth industry of late-twentieth-century Britain in the twilight of capitalism.Angela Carter