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Gail Sheehy Quotes

(1937), American Journalist, Author

To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.

Category: Challenges

All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter into another!

Category: Change

We hear the haunting presentiment of a dutiful middle age in the current reluctance of young people to select any option except the one they feel will impinge upon them the least.

Category: Conservatives

The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

There is no more defiant denial of one man's ability to possess one woman exclusively than the prostitute who refuses to redeemed.

Category: Prostitution

When men reach their sixties and retire, they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking.

Category: Retirement