Citati iz knjige „SEX and the CITY“ autora Candace Bushnell

Get over yourself

Возьми себя в руки

stomping down the sidewalk.

топает по тротуару.

“Abso-fucking-lutely.
Sam is a New York inspiration. Because if you’re a successful single woman in this city, you have two choices: You can beat your head against the wall trying to find a relationship, or you can say “screw it” and just go out and have sex like a man.
to take a rain check
pecking order at Mortimers and the Royalton,
Men in this city fail on both counts,” said Magda. “They don’t want to have a relationship, but as soon as you only want them for sex, they don’t like it. They can’t just perform the way they’re supposed to.”
For the first time in Manhattan history, many women in their thirties to early forties have as much money and power as men—or at least enough to feel like they don’t need a man, except for sex.
“Relationships in New York are about detachment,” she said. “But how do you get attached when you decide you want to?”
Love’s not over—smoking is over,” Bob said
“You’ve got so much to do, who has time to be romantic?”
Maybe what you want makes you uncomfortable.”
All it means is that a man has a romanticized view of you, and as soon as you become real and stop playing into his fantasy, he gets turned off. That’s what makes romantics dangerous. Stay away.”
Emotions don’t cost anything. You have someone to go home to. You have someone in your life.”
There’s still plenty of sex in Manhattan but the kind of sex that results in friendship and business deals, not romance. These days, everyone has friends and colleagues; no one really has lovers—even if they have slept together.
hardly the stuff
take a rain check

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I’m going to do it—I’m going to become a real bitch.”
We looked at her and laughed.
“What’s wrong?” she asked.
“You’re already a bitch.
Love makes everything have more meaning
These days, everyone has friends and colleagues; no one really has lovers—even if they have slept together.
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