Florida Scott-Maxwell Quote

Our age is so gregarious that there is at present a marked prejudice against anyone being alone. It is looked down on, and a need to be alone is almost considered a fault, a weakness, as though if one cannot endure — more — enjoy being with other people every minute one is aloof, unreal, and somehow to be pitied.


Women, and Sometimes Men (1957)

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Our age is so gregarious that there is at present a marked prejudice against anyone being alone. It is looked down on, and a need to be alone is...

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Our age is so gregarious that there is at present a marked prejudice against anyone being alone. It is looked down on, and a need to be alone is...

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Our age is so gregarious that there is at present a marked prejudice against anyone being alone. It is looked down on, and a need to be alone is...

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Our age is so gregarious that there is at present a marked prejudice against anyone being alone. It is looked down on, and a need to be alone is...