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To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in ...
Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God. It doesn't comfort ma ...
Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day.
No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of re ...
When a woman drinks it's as if an animal were drinking, or a child. Alcoholism is scandalous in a woman, and a female alcoholic is ...
The house a woman creates is a Utopia. She can't help it--can't help trying to interest her nearest and dearest not in happiness i ...
It's only women who are not really quite women at all, frivolous women who have no idea, who neglect repairs.
For that's what a woman, a mother wants--to teach her children to take an interest in life. She knows it's safer for them to be in ...
I believe that always, or almost always, in all childhoods and in all the lives that follow them, the mother represents madness. O ...
A house means a family house, a place specially meant for putting children and men in so as to restrict their waywardness and dist ...
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