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Mary McCarthy
(1912-1989) born on
Jun 21
US novelist, critic. She was noted for witty acerbic novels and writings about art and politics; wrote "The Company She Keeps," 1942 and "How I Grew," 1987.
         
   
F
Bureacracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism.

R
People with bad consciences always fear the judgment of children.
A
There are no new truths, but only truths that have not been recognized by those who have perceived them without noticing.
N
Labor is work that leaves no trace behind it when it is finished, or if it does, as in the case of the tilled field, this product of human activity requires still more labor, incessant, tireless labor, to maintain its identity as a "work" of man.
K
We all live in suspense from day to day; in other words, you are the hero of your own story.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Vita Activa," in "New Yorker," 18 Oct 1958.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: On the Contrary."
N: "The Vita Activa," in New Yorker (18 Oct. 1958; repr. in On the Contrary, 1961).
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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