“The distinction between complex thinking and right-answer thinking increasingly defines the difference between elite educational opportunity and the education of the rest.”"If the SAT Were a Key to All Mythology" by Monica Cohen
"She never drank in the daytime. Only at night. Marie didn't see the harm: a little whiskey, a little chocolate. Marie liked to watch bad movies on TV while Caitlin slept. She liked wandering over to the fully stocked refrigerator and helping herself to whatever she wanted to eat. Marie constantly marveled over the food: French cheeses, left-over steak, fresh squeezed orange juice, raspberries imported from Portugal. It had only been three weeks since Marie's thirtieth birthday, the day that she had gotten out of jail."
— Marcy Dermansky, Bad Marie