Shana Alexander

1925 -

A Quote by Shana Alexander on idealism and illusions

Though a plane is not the ideal place really to think, to reassess or reevaluate things, it is a great place to have the illusion of doing so, and often the illusion will suffice.

Shana Alexander (1925 -)

Source: The Feminine Eye, 1966

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Shana Alexander on ballet and company

When the prima ballerina found ground glass in her toe slipper . . . every other dancer in the company was equally suspect.

Shana Alexander (1925 -)

Source: Nutcracker, 1985.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Shana Alexander on expectation

Letters are expectation packaged in an envelope.

Shana Alexander (1925 -)

Source: "The Surprises of the Mail" in Life, 30 June 1967.

Contributed by: Zaady

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