The Rubicons which women must cross, the sex barriers which they must breach, are ultimately those that exist in their own minds.
There is another side to chivalry. If it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control.
Major social movements eventually fade into the landscape not because they have diminished but because they have become a permanent part of our perceptions and experience.
The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. It reveals that certain unacknowledged behavior exists and it suggests the form that such behavior takes.
That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy.