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    I shall never send for a priest or recite an Act of Contrition in my last moments. I do not mind if I lose my soul for all eternity. If the kind of God exists Who would damn me for not working out a deal with Him, then that is unfortunate. I should not care to spend eternity in the company of such a person.
    Mary McCarthy (1912–1989)

    Being abroad makes you conscious of the whole imitative side of human behavior. The ape in man.
    —Mary McCarthy (1912–1989)

    Remember, a woman has to work harder than a man and have more patience in order to achieve success.
    —Margaret Mary Morgan, U.S. suffragist, print shop owner, and politician. As quoted in Dianne Feinstein, ch. 5, by Jerry Roberts (1994)