Quote: Alter Ego

A beautiful Horse and Rider at the 2006 Arabian Horse Nationals (2536434720)

“My father’s sense of optimism – that the world would always be full of surprises – was helped by the fact that he thought of his own persona, from day to day, as a surprise…
“His belief goes something like this: Why stick to one identity? Why limit your limitless self every day to the costume of a suburban housewife, if once in a while you can be Salome? Why dress in the costume of a stockbroker – or a retired college teacher – all the time if you can sometimes be a Zouave horseman?”

The Treehouse: Eccentric Wisdom from My Father on how to Live, Love and See
Naomi Wolf

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