American housewives have not had their brains shot away, nor are they schizophrenic in the clinical sense. But if ... the fundamental human drive is not the urge for pleasure or the satisfaction of biological needs, but the need to grow and to realize one's full potential, their comfortable, empty, purposeless days are indeed cause for a nameless terror.Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
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Betty Naomi Friedan

United States feminist who founded a national organization for women (born in 1921)

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