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Renata Adler
(1938-____) born on
Oct 19
US journalist, writer. 0
         
   
F
It is always self-defeating to pretend to the style of a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history.

R
Fear . . . is forward. No one is afraid of yesterday.
A
At six one morning, Will went out in jeans and frayed sweater to buy a quart of milk. A tourist bus went by. The megaphone was directed at him. "There's one," it said. That was in the l960s. Ever since, he's wondered. There's one what?
N
Nothing defines the quality of life in a community more clearly than people who regard themselves, or whom the consensus chooses to regard, as mentally unwell.
K
In the strange heat all litigation brings to bear on things, the very process of litigation fosters the most profound misunderstandings in the world.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "What's So Funny?;" in "The NY Times," 7 Jul 1968.
R: In "The Wit & Wisdom of Women," ed. Melissa Stein, 1993.
A: "Speedboat," 1976.
N: "The Thursday Group," 1967; reprinted in "Toward a Radical Middle," 1971.
K: "Reckless Disregard," 1986.
   


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