People: People, Feb. 13, 1950

New Horizons

"Damn my own left-wing compulsions," said Sinclair ("Red") Lewis, 65 (Main Street, Babbitt, Dodsworth), to the New York Times at his cháteau in Florence, Italy. "I'm always trying to tie ribbons on lampposts ... I don't know what to do about anything. I'm not a reformer. I really don't care . . ."

"The stupidest thing women do is to continually succumb to changing fashions," grumbled Lady Astor in London. "What would we say if men changed the length of their trousers every year?"

"Politics has fallen into the hands of old men,"...

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