” One false word, one extra word, and somebody’s thinking about how they have to buy paper towels at the store. Brevity is very important. If you’re going to be longwinded, it should be for a purpose. Not just because you like your words. “


” Unless you’re a salesman, or a bad guest on a talk show, you don’t call someone by his name that often. “


” ‘Couch surfing’ refers to the practice of temporarily lodging with a stranger – free of charge, unless you count being incessantly sociable as payment. “


” It’s better to spend a lot on a getup you love than a fraction of that on something, or even five of those somethings, that you’ll never bother to take out of the shopping bag. By the way, this advice also applies to discount love interests. And half-price sushi. “


” You don’t have to spend much time in Shanghai before you start to get all existential about the meaning of authenticity. Did you know that Shanghai is building nine satellite towns, each designed to mimic the architecture and culture of a different country? “


” Men still wear cologne, but I wish they wouldn’t. No matter what you may believe, all men’s fragrances smell like the air freshener in a taxi. “



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