Nightwood

“‘One of two things: to find someone who is so stupid that he can lie to her, or to love someone so much that she can lie to him.'”

Barnes, Djuna. Nightwood. New York: Norton, 2006. p 23

The doctor says this to the Baron and Felix, implying that there must be some sort of lying involved in love. It insists that a woman has to either be stupid or manipulative.

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