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The first effect marriage had on me was to increase my lack of interest in sex.... Actually our marriage was a sort of friendship with sexual privileges.
Squeezing yourself to ooze out the last ounce of sex allure is terribly hard. I'd like to do roles like Julie in Bury the Dead, Gretchen in Faust and Teresa in Cradle Song.
I'm a failure as a woman. My men expect so much of me, because of the image they've made of me — and that I've made of myself — as a sex symbol. They expect bells to ring and whistles to whistle, but my anatomy is the same as any other woman's and I can't live up to it.
I never quite understood it — this sex symbol.... That's the trouble, a sex symbol becomes a thing. I just hate to be a thing.
I don't want to play sex roles any more. I'm tired of being known as the girl with the shape.
If I'm going to be a symbol of something, I'd rather have it sex than some of the other things they've got symbols for today.
That's the trouble, a sex symbol becomes a thing. But if I'm going to be a symbol of something, I'd rather it be sex than some of the things we've got symbols of... I just hate to be a thing.
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Nothing to be done really about animals. Anything you do looks foolish.…It's almost as if we were put here on earth to show how silly they aren't.
June 1, 1926
August 5, 1962
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