Quotation by Nora Ephron

I never went near the Wellesley College chapel in my four years there, but I am still amazed at the amount of Christian charity that school stuck us all with, a kind of glazed politeness in the face of boredom and stupidity. Tolerance, in the worst sense of the word.... How marvelous it would have been to go to a women's college that encouraged impoliteness, that rewarded aggression, that encouraged argument.
Nora Ephron (b. 1941), U.S. author and humorist. Crazy Salad, ch. 5 (1972).

Of an elite New England women's college. Ephron was an alumna.
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