Sunday, April 16, 2006

Gertrude Stein 1874-1946

When Gertrude Stein was dying of cancer, she turned to Alice B. Toklas and murmured, "What is the answer?"

Miss Toklas made no reply.

Miss Stein nodded and went on, "In that case, what is the question?"


from The Little, Brown Book of Anecdotes by Clifton Fadiman.

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