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Bess Truman Quotes and Sayings

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A woman's place in public is to sit beside her husband,
be silent, and be sure her hat is on straight.
- Bess Truman

It's nice to win.
- Bess Truman

I'm no different from anybody else.
If I don't have a card, I can't check out these books.
- Bess Truman

Now about those ghosts.
I'm sure they're here and I'm not half so alarmed at
meeting up with any of them as I am at having to meet
the live nuts I have to see every day.
- Bess Truman

 

You may invite the entire 35th Division to your wedding if you want to.
I guess it's going to be yours as well as mine.
We might as well have the church full while we are at it.
- Bess Truman

I deplore any action which denies artistic talent an
opportunity to express itself because of prejudice against race origin.
- Bess Truman

It looks like you're going to have to put up with us for another four years.
- Bess Truman

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I have a strong tennis arm.
- Bess Truman

I've liked lots of people 'til I went on a picnic jaunt with them.
- Bess Truman

I won't lock my doors or bar them either if any of
the old coots in the pictures out in the hall want
to come out of their frames for a friendly chat.
- Bess Truman

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 PHOTO

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

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

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

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
- Christopher Morley

A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day,
a more tranquil night, and a bright,
infinite future.
- Leonard Bernstein

Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man.
- Margaret Mead

A father is always making his baby into a little woman.
And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
- Enid Bagnold

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's
birthday but never remembers her age.
- Robert Frost

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

A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.
- George Meredith

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

There are four stages in a marriage.
First there's the affair,
then the marriage,
then children
and finally the fourth stage,
without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce.
- Norman Mailer

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned,
nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
- William Congreve

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

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

I design for the woman who loves being a woman.
- Diane von Furstenberg

The man in our society is the breadwinner;
the woman has enough to do as the homemaker,
wife and mother.
- Dorothy Fields

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 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

Every man's dream is to be able to sink into the arms
of a woman without also falling into her hands.
- Jerry Lewis

A woman can plan when to have her family and how to support a family.
- Kathleen Turner

A married woman has the same right to control her own
body as does an unmarried woman.
- Sol Wachtler

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

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Whoever has trusted a woman has trusted deceivers.
- Hesiod

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

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

A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror.
As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.
- Carl Jung

No man succeeds without a good woman behind him.
Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.
- Harold MacMillan

Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
- Jim Carrey

When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms,
the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven,
and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
- Akhenaton

A woman's life can really be a succession of lives,
each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge,
and each marked off by some intense experience.
- Wallis Simpson

A woman in love can't be reasonable -
or she probably wouldn't be in love.
- Mae West

Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you;
she is after your barn.
- Hesiod

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
- Honore de Balzac

There are two times when a man doesn't understand a woman -
before marriage and after marriage.
- Anonymous

A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is
glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.
- Anne Roiphe

What motivated me? My mother.
My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman,
struggled all her life, worked in the garment center.
- Al Lewis

It isn't tying himself to one woman that a man dreads
when he thinks of marrying;
it's separating himself from all the others.
- Helen Rowland

A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.
- Wallace Stevens

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have.
The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
- Agatha Christie

There is a woman at the begining of all great things.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting
on a woman's natural fitness for the career of mother:
the alternatives are all too expensive.
- Ann Oakley

I don't need plastic in my body to validate me as a woman.
- Courtney Love

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract,
and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
- Isadora Duncan

As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
- John Lennon

Taking joy in living is a woman's best cosmetic.
- Rosalind Russell

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend.
A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
- Lana Turner

In order to be happy with a man,
you must understand him a lot and love him a little.
To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot
and not try to understand her at all.
- Helen Rowland

He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.
- Mae West

Some husbands are living proof that a woman can take a joke.
- Anonymous

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

No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take
the first pill that comes along.
- Joyce Brothers

The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices
unless she hasn't done it.
- Evan Esar


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