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    Gossip, even when it avoids the sexual, bears around it a faint flavor of the erotic.
    — Patricia Ann Meyer Spacks
    tags: sexual  erotic 
     
    The clich? that women, more consistently than men, turn inward for sustenance seems to mean, in practice, that women have richly defined the ways in which imagination creates possibility; possibility that society denies.
    — Patricia Ann Meyer Spacks
    Like the adolescent, the artist is a dreamer and a revolutionary; like the adolescent, he often finds his accomplishment inadequate to his imaginings. But his dream, setting him apart, helps him to escape the burden of the real.
    — Patricia Ann Meyer Spacks
    tags: help  real  dreams  artist 
     
    Women serve as guardians of culture, upholders of society.
    — Patricia Ann Meyer Spacks
    tags: women  society  culture 
     
    Poring over fragments of other people's lives, peering into their bedrooms when they don't know we're there, we thrill to the glamour and the power of secret knowledge, partly detoxified but also heightened by being shared.
    — Patricia Ann Meyer Spacks
    tags: secret  power  live 
     
    Theories by women about women have only recently begun to appear in print. Theories by men about women are abundant.
    — Patricia Ann Meyer Spacks
    tags: men  women 
     
    The vanity of men, a constant insult to women, is also the ground for the implicit feminine claim of superior sensitivity and morality.
    — Patricia Ann Meyer Spacks
    tags: men  women  morality  insult 
     
    The pleasure of reading biography, like that of reading letters, derives from the universal hunger to penetrate other lives.
    — Patricia Ann Meyer Spacks
    tags: live  pleasure  hunger  reading 
     
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