I happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic.
Kinflicks, ch. 7 (1976).
If this was adulthood, the only improvement she could detect in her situation was that now she could eat dessert without eating her vegetables.Lisa Alther
There was nothing wrong with her that a vasectomy of the vocal chords wouldn't fix.Lisa Alther
He picked her up out of the dirt and turned her into the clod she was today.Lisa Alther