Gertrude Stein (1874–1946), U.S. author. Quoted in Frederic Prokosch, Voices: A Memoir, "Style," (1983).
said to author and poet Frederic Prokosch. Prokosch had paid a visit to Stein in Paris, asking her opinion of the city. "Alice [B. Toklas] deplores the public urinals," Stein explained. "I keep explaining to Alice that the Parisians are all wine-drinkers and for a gentleman the bladder is more restless than for a lady."