Classic quotes by Jessica Mitford  

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Classic quotes by Jessica Mitford


Classic Quotes by Jessica Mitford (1917-1996) English writer



Gracious dying is a huge, macabre and expensive joke on the American public.

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I have nothing against undertakers personally. It's just that I wouldn't want one to bury my sister.

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You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty.

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In childbirth, as in other human endeavors, fashions start with the rich, are then adopted by the aspirant middle class with an assist from the ever-watchful media, and may or may not eventually filter down to the poor.

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Things on the whole are much faster in America; people don't 'stand for election', they 'run for office.'

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O death where is thy sting? O grave where is thy victory? Where, indeed? Many a badly stung survivor, faced with the aftermath of some relative's funeral, has ruefully conceded that the victory has been won hands down by the funeral establishment . . .

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