Saturday, March 10, 2007

Just hit the spot

"[...] she represents the most baffling girl and the most resounding challenge I have yet faced. All my ingenuity barely sufficed to keep her entertained for a couple of hours. Her career has given her such a hard shell that it is damned hard to draw blood. And her prejudice against acedemic life, of which I seem to her so perfect an example, increases her indifference."
- Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. "A Life in the 20th Century: Innocent Beginnings, 1917-1950" p.185