Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
This is an important book, the critic assumes, because it deals with war. This is an insignificant book because it deals with the feelings of women in a drawing-room.
The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.
Sometimes I think that if a man were to spend a day being a woman in America, he wouldn’t make it past noon.