Joan Didion quotes

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Americans are uneasy with their possessions, guilty about power, all of which is difficult for Europeans to perceive because they ...
It is impossible to think of Howard Hughes without seeing the apparently bottomless gulf between what we say we want and what we d ...
The secret point of money and power in America is neither the things that money can buy nor power for power's sake ... but absolut ...
The fancy that extraterrestrial life is by definition of a higher order than our own is one that soothes all children, and many wr ...
It is often said that New York is a city for only the very rich and the very poor. It is less often said that New York is also, at ...
A pool is, for many of us in the West, a symbol not of affluence but of order, of control over the uncontrollable. A pool is water ...
The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion will live here in only the most temporary ...
There is in Hollywood, as in all cultures in which gambling is the central activity, a lowered sexual energy, an inability to devo ...
A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest, remembers it most obsessively, wrenches it from itself, shapes it, renders i ...
Of course great hotels have always been social ideas, flawless mirrors to the particular societies they service.
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