My deepest impulsesare optimisic, an attitude that seems to me as spiritually necessary and proper as it is intellectually suspect.

I am embarassed to admit that this quote comes from a Penny Press puzzle book with no reference to the person who said it.

1 Comment

  1. Kat said,

    November 1, 2008 at 12:09 pm

    That would be Ellen Willis, a journalist and early feminist, who died a few years ago. This is from “Beginning to See the Light” which is one of her essays.

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