Mary McCarthy

Mary McCarthy

American writer, critic and political activist
this is the spirit of the enchantment under which Venice lies, pearly and roseate, like the Sleeping Beauty, changeless throughout the centuries, arrested, while the concrete forest of the modern world grows up around her.More Mary McCarthy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It really seems to me sometimes that the only hope is space. That is to say, perhaps the most energetic—in a bad sense—elements will move on to a new world in space. The problems of mass society will be transported into space, leaving behind this world as a kind of Europe, which then eventually tourists will visit. The Old World. I'm only half joking.More Mary McCarthy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Any sizeable Portuguese town looks like a superstitious bride's finery - something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue.More Mary McCarthy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The erotic element always present in fashion, the kiss of loving labor on the body, is now overtly expressed by language. Belts hug or clasp; necklines plunge; jerseys bind. The word exciting tingles everywhere.More Mary McCarthy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Crucifixion and other historical precedents notwithstanding, many of us still believe that outstanding goodness is a kind of armor, that virtue, seen plain and bare, gives pause to criminality. But perhaps it is the other way around.More Mary McCarthy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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