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"I'm a sucker for lost worlds. I was nostalgic even as a child. I was happiest in my hometown library in Adams, Mass., where nothing seemed to change." ~ Stacy Schiff
"Certainly, I am writing as a 21st-century woman, so I am much more inclined to view her as a three-dimensional woman. I think we keep coming up with this stubborn problem of a woman being judged by her appearance rather than her accomplishments. We are much more inclined to ask: was Cleopatra beautiful?" ~ Stacy Schiff
"The vanity extended most of all to his library, arguably the real love of Cicero's life. It is difficult to name anything in which he took more pleasure, aside possibly evasion of the sumptuary laws. Cicero liked to believe himself wealthy. He prided himself on his books. He needed no further reason to dislike Cleopatra: intelligent women who had better libraries than he did offended him on three counts." ~ Stacy Schiff
"Have you ever been married? Had that thing of someone calling you by a name not your own? It's unsettling. It's like a fictitious person." ~ Stacy Schiff
"No one sits on the stoop when she's a kid and thinks, 'I want to be a biographer when I grow up.'" ~ Stacy Schiff
"A woman can never be too rich or too thin, but until very, very recently, she could be too powerful, for which - if she wasn't smart enough to camouflage herself - she generally paid the price." ~ Stacy Schiff
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I'm 5-feet-9, I have a deep voice, and I have a way with a line. What can I do about it? I can't stay home waiting for something different. I think it's a total waste of energy worrying about typecasting."
Author: Bea Arthur

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