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Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: Friendships aren't perfect and yet they are very precious. For me, not expecting perfection all in one place was a great release. Friendships aren't perfect and yet they are very precious. For me, not expecting perfection all in one place was a great release.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: Friends seem to be like aspirin; we don't really know why they make a sick person feel better, but they do. Friends seem to be like aspirin; we don't really know why they make a sick person feel better, but they do.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: Boys don't make passes at female smart asses. Boys don't make passes at female smart asses.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: Apathy is the self-defense of the powerless. Apathy is the self-defense of the powerless.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: If the family were a fruit, it would be an orange, a circle of sections, held together but separable - each segment distinct. If the family were a fruit, it would be an orange, a circle of sections, held together but separable - each segment distinct.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: No labourer in the world is expected to work for room, board, and love -except the housewife. No labourer in the world is expected to work for room, board, and love -except the housewife.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: When men are oppressed, it's a tragedy. When women are oppressed, it's tradition. When men are oppressed, it's a tragedy. When women are oppressed, it's tradition.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: If knowledge is power, clandestine knowledge is power squared; it can be withheld, exchanged, and leveraged. If knowledge is power, clandestine knowledge is power squared; it can be withheld, exchanged, and leveraged.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: Illness is the proving ground of friendship. Illness is the proving ground of friendship.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: Children's liberation is the next item on our civil rights shopping list. Children's liberation is the next item on our civil rights shopping list.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: If the Richter scale could measure human calamities, the loss of a child would register a ten. If the Richter scale could measure human calamities, the loss of a child would register a ten.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: What I often say to people who are quick to say I'm not a feminist is if you think you're not a feminist, give it all back. What I often say to people who are quick to say I'm not a feminist is if you think you're not a feminist, give it all back.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: Although Freud said happiness is composed of love and work, reality often forces us to choose love or work. Although Freud said happiness is composed of love and work, reality often forces us to choose love or work.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters' lengthening flight. We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters' lengthening flight.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: I want to visit Memory Lane, I don't want to live there. I want to visit Memory Lane, I don't want to live there.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: Other than life experience, nothing left a deeper imprint on my formative self than the movies. Other than life experience, nothing left a deeper imprint on my formative self than the movies.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: I feel about mothers the way I feel about dimples: because I do not have one myself, I notice everyone who does. I feel about mothers the way I feel about dimples: because I do not have one myself, I notice everyone who does.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: Control is a big issue when you're sick. It's the first thing you lose - other losses come later. Control is a big issue when you're sick. It's the first thing you lose - other losses come later.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young. We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: It's smart to be friends with one's sex partner but dumb to have sex with one's friends. It's smart to be friends with one's sex partner but dumb to have sex with one's friends.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: Friends can be said to "fall in like" with as profound a thud as romantic partners fall in love. Friends can be said to "fall in like" with as profound a thud as romantic partners fall in love.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: America is a nation fundamentally ambivalent about its children, often afraid of its children, and frequently punitive toward its children. America is a nation fundamentally ambivalent about its children, often afraid of its children, and frequently punitive toward its children.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin quotes: Housework is the only activity at which men are allowed to be consistently inept because they are thought to be so competent at everything else. Housework is the only activity at which men are allowed to be consistently inept because they are thought to be so competent at everything else.