Political correctness is the natural continuum from the party line. What we are seeing once again is a self-appointed group of vigilantes imposing their views on others. It is a heritage of communism, but they don’t seem to see this.
Doris Lessing Quotes
There is only one real sin and that is to persuade oneself that the second best is anything but second best.
All one’s life as a young woman one is on show, a focus of attention, people notice you. You set yourself up to be noticed and admired. And then, not expecting it, you become middle-aged and anonymous. No one notices you. You achieve a wonderful freedom. It is a positive thing. You can move about, […]
Intelligence barred… quarreling, sulking, anger, silences of withdrawal, accusations and tears. Above all, intelligence forbids tears.
Should a single disappointed hope make us so hostile towards the world?
The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven’t changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don’t change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.