“Women's liberation is being called by many names today. It is called 'the movement,' it is called 'the cause,' it is called 'the revolution.' The liberation of women is, in my view, at one and the same time, all of the things it is called, and none of those things.”
“My mother is an urban peasant and I am my mother’s daughter. The city is our natural element. We each have daily adventures with bus drivers, bag ladies, ticket takers, and street crazies. Walking brings out the best in us.”
"It is the texture, the atmosphere, the ideals, the notions of 'camp' which currently determines middle-class taste, directs its signs, and seems to nourish its simple-minded eagerness to grind the idea of 'alienation' into yet another hopelessly ironic cliche"