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Europe is the unfinished negative of which America is the proof.
Mary McCarthy
#American Author

I suppose everyone continues to be interested in the quest for the self, but what you feel when you're older, I think, is that you really must make the self.
Mary McCarthy
#American Author

If someone tells you he is going to make a "realistic decision," you immediately understand that he has resolved to do something bad.
Mary McCarthy
#American Author

When an American heiress wants to buy a man, she at once crosses the Atlantic. The only really materialistic people I have ever met have been Europeans.
Mary McCarthy
#American Author

You musn't force sex to do the work of love or love to do the work of sex.
Mary McCarthy
#American Author