Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Cora Anderson
The well-cared-for woman is a parasite, and the woman who must work is a slave.
Cora Anderson, U.S. male impersonator. As quoted in Gay American History, part 3, by Jonathan Katz (1976).
Said in 1914; for the previous thirteen years, Anderson had successfully impersonated a man, permitting her to earn a better living than she could as a woman.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.