Who is Mary McCarthy?

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    The American character looks always as if it had just had a rather bad haircut, which gives it, in our eyes at any rate, a greater humanity than the European, which even among its beggars has an all too professional air.
    Mary McCarthy (1912–1989)

    A man has to be Joe McCarthy to be called ruthless. All a woman has to do is put you on hold.
    Marlo Thomas (b. 1943)

    One can think of life after the fish is in the canoe.
    Hawaiian saying no. 23, ‘lelo No’Eau, collected, translated, and annotated by Mary Kawena Pukui, Bishop Museum Press, Hawaii (1983)