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Most people do not consider dawn to be an attractive experience, unless they are still up.

- Ellen Goodman

Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car and the house that you leave empty all day in order to afford to live in it.

- Ellen Goodman

The things we hate about ourselves aren't more real than things we like about ourselves.

- Ellen Goodman

The things we hate about ourselves aren't more real than things we like about ourselves.

- Ellen Goodman

When I was at 'Newsweek' magazine - which, you know, this really sounds like I walked four miles in the snow to school - but I started at 'Newsweek' magazine in 1963, which was before the Civil Rights Act of 1964. So it was actually legal to discriminate against women, and 'Newsweek' did.

- Ellen Goodman

We owned what we learned back there the experience and the growth are grafted into our lives.

- Ellen Goodman

We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry or because they remain intrigued with each other because of many kindnesses because of luck. ... But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness.

- Ellen Goodman

There's a trick to the Graceful Exit. It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, a relationship is over - and to let go. It means leaving what's over without denying its value.

- Ellen Goodman

We criticize mothers for closeness. We criticize fathers for distance. How many of us have expected less from our fathers and appreciated what they gave us more? How many of us always let them off the hook?

- Ellen Goodman

I have never been especially impressed by the heroics of people convinced they are about to change the world. I am more awed by those who struggle to make one small difference.

- Ellen Goodman

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.