Quotes by Shana Alexander

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Shana Alexander (October 6, 1925 - June 23, 2005) was an American columnist. Although she became the first woman staff writer and columnist for Life magazine, she was best known for her participation in the "Point-Counterpoint" debate segments of 60 Minutes with conservative James J. Kilpatrick. She was the daughter of Tin Pan Alley composer Milton Ager and columnist Cecilia Ager.

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The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous.

When two people marry they become in the eyes of the law one person, and that one person is the husband!
Faithful horoscope-watching, practiced daily, provides just the sort of small but warm and infinitely reassuring fillip that gets matters off to a spirited start.
A plane is a bad place for an all-out sleep, but a good place to begin rest and recovery from the trip to the faraway places you've been, a decompression chamber between Here and There. Though a plane is not the ideal place really to think, to reassess or reevaluate things, it is a great place to have the illusion of doing so, and often the illusion will suffice.

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