Oh my eye Betty Martin! Aren’t I glad it isn’t me that’s going to school! It looks just like a prison.
I foresee no possibility of venturing into themes showing a closer view of reality for a long time to come. The public itself will not have it. What it wants is a gun and a girl.
Don’t you know girls have to fool people every day of their lives if they want to get anywhere?
…ducks and geese are foolish things, and must be looked after, but girls can take care of themselves.
I feel like a paper cut just waiting to bleed.
No! I had too many variables! Two of those variables were actually the same variable, so I revised the equation and then it all made perfect sense!” Ada was truly excited. “You seem truly excited, Lady Ada,” said Anna cautiously.
…girls were like poems: weird, incomprehensible and boring, but those “in the know
The thing about girls? Suzanne said. Is we are more content-driven.
The love between a man and a woman acts like a mousetrap to lure a man towards a woman enticing him like a pure cheese, but is secretly tied with a strap.
I’m going to say this once here, and then-because it is obvious-I will not repeat it in the course of this book: not all boys engage in such behavior, not by a long shot, and many young men are girls’ staunchest allies. However, every girl I spoke with, every single girl-regardless of her class, ethnicity, or sexual orientation; regardless of what she wore, regardless of her appearance-had been harassed in middle school, high school, college, or, often, all three. Who, then, is truly at risk of being “distracted