- There are two ways of meeting difficulties. You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself to meet them.
- Phyllis Bottome
- The trouble with some women is they get all excited about nothing and then they marry him.
- If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.
- Margaret Thatcher
- Before I met my husband I'd never fallen in love, though I'd stepped in it a few times.
- Rita Rudner
- To err is human, but it feels divine.
- Mae West
- Winning may not be everything, but losing has little to recommend it.
- Dianne Feinstein
- You don't get to choose how you're going to die, or when, You can only decide how you're going to live now.
- Joan Baez
- Silence may be as variously shaded as speech.
- Edith Wharton
- One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.
- Simone de Beauvoir
- The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
- Sally Berger
- This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.
- Dorothy Parker, reviewing a book
- When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
- Helen Keller
- Monarchs ought to put to death the authors and instigators of war, as their sworn enemies and as dangers to their states.
- Elizabeth I of England
- How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank
- In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of the publicity.
- Lauren Bacall
- I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart
- There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
- Sophia Loren
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