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Strangers used to gather together at the cinema and sit together in the dark, like Ancient Greeks participating in the mysteries, dreaming the same dream…
That is what I’m looking forward to the most, practical learning. I want to be a registered nurse so getting to talk to people who…
My mother learned that she was carrying me at about the same time the Second World War was declared; with the family talent for magic…
The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation.
It is, perhaps, better to be valued as an object of passion than never to be valued at all.
If the Barbarians are destroyed, who will we then be able to blame for the bad things?
In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of.
Hollywood… was the place where the United States perpetrated itself as a universal dream and put the dream into mass production.
Mother goddesses are just as silly a notion as father gods. If a revival of the myths of these cults gives woman emotional satisfaction, it…
A book is simply the container of an idea like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.
Art need no longer be an account of past sensations. It can become the direct organization of more highly evolved sensations. It is a question…
It shone on everyone, whether they had a contract or not. The most democratic thing I’d ever seen, that California sunshine.
It’s every woman’s tragedy, that, after a certain age, she looks like a female impersonator. Mind you, we’ve known some lovely female impersonators, in our…
Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people.
A day without an argument is like an egg without salt.
You must realize that I was suffering from love and I knew him as intimately as I knew my own image in a mirror. In…
Where ambition can cover its enterprises, even to the person himself, under the appearance of principle, it is the most incurable and inflexible of passions.
I was sitting in the looping studio late one night, and I had this epiphany that they weren’t paying me for my acting, for God’s…
Soon, nostalgia will be another name for Europe.
It is far easier for a woman to lead a blameless life than it is for a man; all she has to do is to…
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