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Margaret Atwood
(1939-____) born on
Nov 18
Canadian novelist, poet. She wrote best-selling novel "The Handmaid's Tale," 1986; also wrote "Cat's Eye," 1990.
I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own.

If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia.
The Eskimos had 52 names for snow because it was important to them; there ought to be as many for love.
If I were going to convert to any religion I would probably choose Catholicism because it at least has female saints and the Virgin Mary.
The beginning of Canadian cultural nationalism was not "Am I really that oppressed?" but "Am I really that boring?"
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Hair Jewelry," in Ms., 1976.
R: "The Journals of Susanna Moodie," Oxford 70, quoted in John Robert Colombo ed "Colombo's Canadian Quotations," Hurtig 74
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: "Dancing On the Edge Of the Precipice," interview with Joyce Carol Oates published in Ontario Review (fall-winter 1978; repr. in Conversations, ed. by Earl G. Ingersoll, 1990).

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