Mary McCarthy

Mary McCarthy

American writer, critic and political activist
A novelist is an elephant, but an elephant who must pretend to forget.More Mary McCarthy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In politics, it seems, retreat is honorable if dictated by military considerations and shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons.More Mary McCarthy quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All dramatic realism is somewhat sadistic; an audience is persuaded to watch something that makes it uncomfortable and from which no relief is offered - no laughter, no tears, no purgation.More Mary McCarthy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We all live in suspense from day to day; in other words, you are the hero of your own story.More Mary McCarthy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My occupational hazard is that I can't help plagiarizing from real life.More Mary McCarthy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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