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As a woman, I find it very embarrassing to be in a
by Rita Mae Brown

As a woman, I find it very embarrassing to be in a
meeting and realize I'm the only one in the room with balls.
- Rita Mae Brown

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein PHOTO

Good judgment comes from experience,
and often experience comes from bad judgment.
- Rita Mae Brown

Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides.
- Rita Mae Brown

 

The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.
- Rita Mae Brown

I believe the true function of age is memory.
I'm recording as fast as I can.
- Rita Mae Brown

Morals are private.
Decency is public.
- Rita Mae Brown

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A peacefulness follows any decision,
even the wrong one.
- Rita Mae Brown

Recognition of function always precedes recognition of being.
- Rita Mae Brown

Every action is either strong or weak,
and when every action is strong we are successful.
- Rita Mae Brown

Women who love women are Lesbians.
Men, because they can only think of women in sexual terms,
define Lesbian as sex between women.
- Rita Mae Brown

Divorce is the one human tragedy that reduces everything to cash.
- Rita Mae Brown

Leroy bet me I couldn't find a pot of gold at the end,
and I told him that was a stupid bet because the rainbow was enough.
- Rita Mae Brown

If the world were a logical place, men would ride side-saddle.
- Rita Mae Brown

Pornography exists for the lonesome,
the ugly,
the fearful - it's made for the losers.
- Rita Mae Brown

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
- Rita Mae Brown

You can't be truly rude until you understand good manners.
- Rita Mae Brown

I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.
- Rita Mae Brown

Don't ask to live in tranquil times.
Literature doesn't grow there.
- Rita Mae Brown

To love without role, without power plays,
is revolution.
- Rita Mae Brown

A life of reaction is a life of slavery,
intellectually and spiritually.
One must fight for a life of action,
not reaction.
- Rita Mae Brown

Humor comes from self-confidence.
- Rita Mae Brown

Writers will happen in the best of families.
- Rita Mae Brown

I am a comic writer, which means I get to slay the dragons,
and shoot the bull.
- Rita Mae Brown

Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda,
and entertainment without moral passion is television.
- Rita Mae Brown

Art is moral passion married to entertainment.
Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda,
and entertainment without moral passion is television.
- Rita Mae Brown

I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority.
- Rita Mae Brown

Lead me not into temptation; I can find the way myself.
- Rita Mae Brown

You sell a screenplay like you sell a car.
If someone drives it off a cliff, that's it.
- Rita Mae Brown

I believe you are your work.
Don't trade the stuff of your life, time,
for nothing more than dollars.
That's a rotten bargain.
- Rita Mae Brown

I became a lesbian because of women,
because women are beautiful,
strong, and compassionate.
- Rita Mae Brown

A deadline is negative inspiration.
Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
- Rita Mae Brown

Creativity comes from trust.
Trust your instincts.
And never hope more than you work.
- Rita Mae Brown

Education is a wonderful thing.
If you couldn't sign your name you'd have to pay cash.
- Rita Mae Brown

The statistics on sanity are that one out of every
four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness.
Think of your three best friends.
If they're okay, then it's you.
- Rita Mae Brown

The only queer people are those who don't love anybody.
- Rita Mae Brown

Intuition is a suspension of logic due to impatience.
- Rita Mae Brown

About all you can do in life is be who you are.
Some people will love you for you.
Most will love you for what you can do for them,
and some won't like you at all.
- Rita Mae Brown

Virginia Woolf said that writers must be androgynous.
I'll go a step further.
You must be bisexual.
- Rita Mae Brown

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

A man never knows how to say goodbye;
a woman never knows when to say it.
- Helen Rowland

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman
in the midst of this world,
where each person is clinging to his piece of debris?
What's the proper salutation between people
as they pass each other in this flood?
- The Buddha

To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
- Golda Meir

The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a
man is when he is a baby.
- Natalie Wood

I'm not talking about lust.
A woman in lust wants chocolate.
A woman in love wants diamonds.
- the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly,
stupid or intelligent.
We love because we love.
- Honore de Balzac

Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.
- H. L. Mencken

Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose
as a friend if he were a woman.
- Joseph Joubert

Whoever has trusted a woman has trusted deceivers.
- Hesiod

Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman,
but no angel.
- Doris Lessing

I will far rather see the race of man extinct
than that we should become less than beasts
by making the noblest of God's creation,
woman, the object of our lust.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Any woman who understands the problems of running a
home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
- Margaret Thatcher

No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and
dissected at least one woman.
- Honore de Balzac

As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family,
she has a good right to them.
- Josh Billings

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband
a month before she marries him
and what she thinks of him a year afterward,
and you will have the truth about him.
- H. L. Mencken

I concentrate on exercises from the waist down,
since that is the laziest part of a woman's body.
- Tina Louise

Morality which depends upon the helplessness
of a man or woman has not much to recommend it.
Morality is rooted in the purity of our hearts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A woman has to be intelligent, have charm,
a sense of humor, and be kind.
It's the same qualities I require from a man.
- Catherine Deneuve

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.
- Tammy Wynette

One should never trust a woman who tells her real age.
If she tells that, she'll tell anything.
- Oscar Wilde

But, alas!
what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have
a higher Design than to get her a Husband?
- Mary Astell

Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things
that made life to me glorious -
friendship and learning.
- Jane Harrison

Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
- Marlene Dietrich

The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.
- Chanakya

A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances
must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically
necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
- Barbara Mikulski

A woman can take care of the family.
It takes a man to provide structure,
to provide stability.
- Tom DeLay


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