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Quotation by Bonnie Carr
I got a little secretarial job after college, but I thought of it as a prelude. Education, work, whatever you did before marriage, was only a prelude to your real life, which was marriage.
Bonnie Carr (c. early 1930s), U.S. housewife. As quoted in The Fifties, ch. 4, by Brett Harvey (1989).
Carr, an interviewee in Harvey's oral history of the 1950s, was speaking of her attitudes during that decade, when she became an adult.
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