"A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after."
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"Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry."
"I owe nothing to Women's Lib."
"In the battle of the sexes, woman gains her greatest victory by surrendering."
"The management of fertility is one of the most important functions of adulthood."
"The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days."
"Novels are longer than life."
"Romances I never read like those I have seen."
"Novels as dull as dishwater, with the grease of random sentiments floating on top."
"The narrative impulse is always with us; we couldn't imagine ourselves through a day without it."
"There is no longer any such thing as fiction or nonfiction; there's only narrative."
"All that non-fiction can do is answer questions. It's fiction's business to ask them."
"It's with bad sentiments that one makes good novels."
"The only reason for the existence of a novel is that it does attempt to represent life."
"The time-honored bread-sauce of the happy ending."
"Fiction is the truth inside the lie."
"All great novels, all true novels, are bisexual."
"No matter how ephemeral it is, a novel is something, while despair is nothing."
"The really great novel tends to be the exact negative of its author's life."
"Writing fiction has become a priestly business in countries that have lost their faith."
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