Phyllis Mcginley Quotes

Phyllis Mcginley Quotes: The trouble with gardening is that is does not remain an avocation. It becomes an obsession.
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Phyllis Mcginley Quote: Sometimes I have a notion that what might improve the situation is to have women take over the occupations of government and trade and to give men their freedom. Let them do what they are best at. While we scrawl interoffice memos and direct national or extranational affairs, men could spend all their time inventing wheels, peering at stars, composing poems, carving statues, exploring continents -- discovering, reforming, or crying out in a sacramental wilderness. Efficiency would probably increase, and no one would have to worry so much about the Gaza Strip or an election.
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Quotes about Phyllis Mcginley: Who could deny that privacy is a jewel? It has always been the mark of privilege, the distinguishing feature of a truly urbane culture. Out of the cave, the tribal teepee, the pueblo, the community fortress, man emerged to build himself a house of his own with a shelter in it for himself and his diversions. Every age has seen it so. The poor might have to huddle together in cities for need's sake, and the frontiersman cling to his neighbors for the sake of protection. But in each civilization, as it advanced, those who could afford it chose the luxury of a withdrawing-place.
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Quote about Phyllis Mcginley: It's this no-nonsense side of women that is pleasant to deal with. They are the real sportsmen.
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Phyllis Mcginley Sayings: Of course we women gossip on occasion. But our appetite for it is not as avid as a man s. It is in the boys gyms, the college fraternity houses, the club locker rooms, the paneled offices of business that gossip reaches its luxuriant flower.
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Phyllis Mcginley Saying: Of the small gifts of heaven, / It seems to me a more than equal share / At birth was given / To girls with curly hair.
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Sayings about Phyllis Mcginley: This is the gist of what I know: Give advice and buy a foe.
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Saying about Phyllis Mcginley: Oh, high is the price of parenthood, and daughters may cost you double. You dare not forget, as you thought you could, that youth is a plague and a trouble.
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Phyllis Mcginley Quotes: The system - the American one, at least - is a vast and noble experiment. It has been polestar and exemplar for other nations. But from kindergarten until she graduates from college the girl is treated in it exactly like her brothers. She studies the same subjects, becomes proficient at the same sports. Oh, it is a magnificent lore she learns, education for the mind beyond anything Jane Austen or Saint Theresa or even Mrs. Pankhurst ever dreamed. It is truly Utopian. But Utopia was never meant to exist on this disheveled planet.
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Phyllis Mcginley Quote: What in me is pure conviction is simple prejudice in you.
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