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#1. I feel about mothers the way I feel about dimples: because I do not have one myself, I notice everyone who does. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#2. America is a nation fundamentally ambivalent about its children, often afraid of its children, and frequently punitive toward its children. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#3. She responded to Letty's well-meaning suggestions with the unblinking disdain perfected by cats in their dealings with their humans. - Author: Lauren Willig
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#4. Boys don't make passes at female smart asses. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#5. If the family were a fruit, it would be an orange, a circle of sections, held together but separable - each segment distinct. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#6. When the president of the United States flicks the switch to light up the Christmas tree on the White House lawn, that house ceases to be an American symbol; it becomes a Christian symbol. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#7. If the Richter scale could measure human calamities, the loss of a child would register a ten. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#8. People feel that drama is more important. Dramas always earn more honors than comedy. - Author: Letty Aronson
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#9. If the family were a boat, it would be a canoe that makes no progress unless everyone paddles. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#10. Children's liberation is the next item on our civil rights shopping list. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#11. As the mother of a son, I do not accept that alienation from me is necessary for his discovery of himself. As a woman, I will not cooperate in demeaning womanly things so that he can be proud to be a man. I like to think the women in my son's future are counting on me. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#12. It's smart to be friends with one's sex partner but dumb to have sex with one's friends. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#13. We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters' lengthening flight. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#14. Letty's first false step was here: she said to herself _I can not_, and did not. She lacked courage--a want in her case not much to be wondered at, but much to be deplored, for courage of the true sort is just as needful to the character of a woman as of a man. - Author: George MacDonald
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#15. I want to visit Memory Lane, I don't want to live there. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#16. Apathy is the self-defense of the powerless. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#17. Lifestyles and sex roles are passed from parents to children as inexorably as blue eyes or small feet. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#18. 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. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#19. The risk for a woman who considers her helpless children her "job" is that the children's growth toward self-sufficiency may be experienced as a refutation of the mother's indispensability, and she may unconsciously sabotage their growth as a result. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#20. Letty, it's just a business. Don't get emotional about it."
She grinned. "You're a fine one to talk. You're the most emotional man I know."
"The hell I am," he muttered. "I have a lot more self-control than you do, Madam President."
"Let's not argue about that," Letty said - Author: Jayne Ann Krentz
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#21. Like many another romance, the romance of the family turns sour when the money runs out. If we really cared about families, we would not let 'born again' patriarchs send up moral abstractions as a smokescreen for the scandal of American family economics. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#22. Letty had barely touched her food. Javier stared down at her through a pair of aviator sunglasses. "You forgot something," she said. "What's that?" "My name. Who will they be expecting?" "Selena Kitt. S-E-L-E-N-A K-I-T-T. But you won't be carrying any identification. - Author: Blake Crouch
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#23. I used to anticipate my childhood birthday parties as if each were an annual coronation. Like most kids, I loved sitting at the head of the table with a crown on my head. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#24. 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. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#25. A family stitched together with love seldom unravels. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#26. Next morning, Letty cabbed out to an IHOP in the xeriscaped burbs, several miles west of the glitz of the Strip. The emotion of the previous night still clung. - Author: Blake Crouch
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#27. I really feel that a big part of my job - besides getting the money - is to see to it that Woody [Allen] has what he needs to make the film that he has envisioned. - Author: Letty Aronson
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#28. Friends can be said to "fall in like" with as profound a thud as romantic partners fall in love. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#29. All this rapture," managed Letty, wriggling out of her mother's grasp, "is decidedly premature. - Author: Lauren Willig
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#30. Friends seem to be like aspirin; we don't really know why they make a sick person feel better, but they do. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#31. Hospitality is the practice of God's welcome by reaching across difference to participate in God's actions bringing justice and healing to our world in crisis. - Author: Letty M. Russell
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#32. To me, a person's identity is composed of both an 'I' and a 'we.' The 'I' finds itself in love, work, and pleasure, but it also locates itself within some meaningful group identity - a tribe, a community, a 'we.' America is too big and bland a tribe for most of us. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#33. The Bible is used as a means of reinforcing their [women's] subordination to men through divine sanction. - Author: Letty M. Russell
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#34. Cael, come on. Stop licking the dude. That's gross."

Letty let out a snort. "Please, like you don't lick dudes."

"That's different," Dex explained with a grimace. "None of those dudes were Ash. Besides, last time I checked, Ash was allergic to nuts. - Author: Charlie Cochet
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#35. The politics of the family are the politics of a nation. Just as the authoritarian family is the authoritarian state in microcosm, the democratic family is the best training ground for life in a democracy. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#36. When men are oppressed, it's a tragedy. When women are oppressed, it's tradition. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#37. When a family is free of abuse and oppression, it can be the place where we share our deepest secrets and stand the most exposed, a place where we learn to feel distinct without being better, - and sacrifice for others without losing ourselves. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#38. Before devising any blueprint that includes the assumption of Having It All, we need to ask ... Why do we need Everything? - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#39. A toy has no gender and no idea of whether a girl or boy is playing with it. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#40. Why hope to live a long life if we're only going to fill it with self-absorption, body maintenance and image repair? When we die, do we want people to exclaim 'She looked ten years younger,' or do we want them to say 'She lived a great life'? - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#41. The ultra-right would have us believe that families are in trouble because of humanism, feminism, secular education, or sexual liberation, but the consensus of Americans is that what tears families apart is unemployment, inflation, and financial worries. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#42. It angers me that sick people have to wait for everything and everybody - doctors, nurses, callbacks, lab results, prescriptions, medications, technicians, treatment rooms. If illness is the embodiment of powerlessness, which, believe me, is true, then waiting is its temporal incarnation. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#43. Woody's [Allen] very relaxed with the cast and likes them to do their thing and is not an over-director type. Somehow it works. - Author: Letty Aronson
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#44. Friendships aren't perfect and yet they are very precious. For me, not expecting perfection all in one place was a great release. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#45. We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#46. Control is a big issue when you're sick. It's the first thing you lose - other losses come later. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#47. Mothers remember a child's first words, and quote them in tones usually reserved for Byron. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#48. If family violence teaches children that might makes right at home, how will we hope to cure the futile impulse to solve worldly conflicts with force? - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#49. I didn't anticipate the primal quality of my pleasure, the raw physicality of it, the way my whole body leaps forward when I see my grandsons after a few days' absence. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#50. Aunt Letty was a very tough old lady: aunts often were in those days. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#51. Illness is the proving ground of friendship. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#52. We can remind the world that all the dead on both sides have not settled our differences, so now it is time for the living to renounce violence as a means of solving this conflict. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#53. Letty allowed her to ramble on while she looked around the wood, remembering its autumn carpet of beech leaves and wondering if it could be the kind of place to lie down in and prepare for death when life became too much to be endured. - Author: Barbara Pym
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#54. If knowledge is power, clandestine knowledge is power squared; it can be withheld, exchanged, and leveraged. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#55. She was stone cold and hard as fuck. And that's when I knew, she was a ride or die chick. The Letty to my Dom. I - Author: A. Zavarelli
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#56. Work-family conflicts
the trade-offs of your money or your life, your job or your child
would not be forced upon women with suchsanguine disregard if men experienced the same career stalls caused by the-buck-stops-here responsibility for children. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#57. No labourer in the world is expected to work for room, board, and love -except the housewife. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#58. Although Freud said happiness is composed of love and work, reality often forces us to choose love or work. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#59. I found I could listen without envy to Letty's singing, and afterwards when the applause came, I did not mind that Mrs Knowles was heaping praises upon her. Peter's hands were on my chair, and when I leaned back I could feel them against my shoulders. - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#60. The rich rock-star Lothario bullshit drops with a thud, and an air of truth fills the empty space between us. He pins me with those gorgeous emerald eyes. "I dig you, Letty. - Author: Kendall Grey
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#61. Other than life experience, nothing left a deeper imprint on my formative self than the movies. - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#62. People tend to be exquisitely precise when describing pain. We don't just say it hurts, we say it throbs or aches; it's a burning, wrenching, gnawing sensation; it's sharp or dull; it chafes; it stings. But where pain specifies, joy generalizes. It was great! we say. Terrific! Beautiful! Fantastic! - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#63. Too easy. Fuck Sloane, marry Dex, kill Ash," Letty said. Sloane's - Author: Charlie Cochet
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