Quotation by Margaret Anderson

I became increasingly anarchistic. I began to find people of my own class vicious, people in clean collars uninteresting. I even accepted smells, personal as well as official. Everyone who came to the studio smelled either of machine oil or herring.
Margaret Anderson (1886–1973), U.S. literary editor and autobiographer. My Thirty Years' War, ch. 2 (1930).

Of her (passing) infatuation, in her early twenties, with Emma Goldman (1869-1940) and anarchism. Anderson had met Goldman after writing and publishing an article which was sympathetic to anarchism.
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