Shana Alexander Quotes.
Evolution is fascinating to watch. To me it is the most interesting when one can observe the evolution of a single man.
Hair brings oneвЂ™s self-image into focus; it is vanityвЂ™s proving ground. Hair is terribly personal, a tangle of mysterious prejudices
The paradox of reality is that no image is as compelling as the one which exists only in the mind’s eye.
In a nation of celebrity worshipers, amid followers of the cult of personality, individual modesty becomes a heroic quality. I find heroism in the acceptance of anonymity, in the studied resistance to the normal American tropism toward the limelight.
Ours is the first society in history in which parents expect to learn from their children, rather than the other way around. Such a topsy-turvy situation has come about at least in part because, unlike the rest of the world, we are an immigrant society, and for immigrants the only hope is in the kids.
At Gatling-gun tempo word-perfect the first time out. the journalistic equivalent of a high-wire front somersault without a net.
I reserve my greatest admiration for those who continue to struggle to embrace the whole impossible tangle of snakes that is our society; those who fight to identify and strengthen human connections, and defeat polarizing forces that strain to drive us apart.
The real trouble with the doctor image in America is that it has been grayed by the image of the doctor-as-businessman, the doctor-as-bureaucrat, the doctor-as-medical-robot, and the doctor-as-terrified-victim-of-malpractice-suits.
the metabolism of a consumer society requires it continually to eat and excrete, every day throwing itself away in plastic bags.
The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous.