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Bobbie Gentry Quotes and Sayings

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Euphemism is a euphemism for lying.
- Bobbie Gentry

"Women's fashion" is a euphemism for fashion created by men for women.
- Andrea Dworkin

Negotiations are a euphemism for capitulation if the
shadow of power is not cast across the bargaining table.
- George Schultz

Any euphemism ceases to be euphemistic after a time
and the true meaning begins to show through.
It's a losing game, but we keep on trying.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

 

Sleeping together is a euphemism for people,
but tantamount to marriage with cats.
- Marge Piercy

A composite is a euphemism for a lie.
It's disorderly.
It's dishonest and it's not journalism.
- Fred W. Friendly

The language of the younger generation has the brutality
of the city and an assertion of threatening power at hand,
not to come.
It is military, theatrical, and at its most coherent
probably a lasting repudiation of empty courtesy and bureaucratic euphemism.
- Elizabeth Hardwick

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We Can Do It!
- WW II US Government Poster PHOTO

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller PHOTO
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Whenever a man or women is truly inspired,
it is because the same One Universal Spirit
is doing the inspiring.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship is not possible between two women
one of whom is very well dressed.
- Laurie Colwin

Men kick friendship around like a football,
but it doesn't seem to crack.
Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
- Marilyn Monroe

All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy

The difference between men friends and women friends
is that men tend to do things together,
women tend to just be together.
- Art Jahnke

Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

Love men and women not for their strength
but their softness,
not for their fullness but their hunger,
not for their plenty but their need.
- Anais Nin
(paraphrase)

Men and women belong to different species and communications
between them is still in its infancy.
- Bill Cosby

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure.
I make mistakes, I am out of control
and at times hard to handle.
But if you can't handle me at my worst,
then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
- Marilyn Monroe

Women don't want to hear what you think.
Women want to hear what they think -
in a deeper voice.
- Bill Cosby

Women must pay for everything.
They do get more glory than men for comparable feats,
but, they also get more notoriety when they crash.
- Amelia Earhart

I, with a deeper instinct,
choose a man who compels my strength,
who makes enormous demands on me,
who does not doubt my courage or my toughness,
who does not believe me naive or innocent,
who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
- Anais Nin

I'm always rather nervous about how you talk
about women who are active in politics,
whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians.
- John F. Kennedy

I want to live darkly and richly in my femaleness.
- Anais Nin

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

I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason.
- Stanley Baldwin

To a philosopher all news,
as it is called, is gossip,
and they who edit and read it
are old women over their tea.
- Henry David Thoreau

A women's greatest asset is her beauty.
- Alex Comfort

Man can never be a woman's equal
in the spirit of selfless service
with which nature has endowed her.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The time-traveling is just too dangerous.
Better that I devote myself to study
the other great mystery of the universe - women!
- the movie Back to the Future II

Women have to harness their power - its absolutely true.
It's just learning not to take the first no.
And if you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
- Cher

Men have a much better time of it than women.
For one thing, they marry later; for another thing,
they die earlier.
- H. L. Mencken

Bachelors know more about women than married men;
if they didn't they'd be married too.
- H. L. Mencken

When women love us, they forgive us everything,
even our crimes; when they do not love us,
they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
- Honore de Balzac

So women are at the beginning of building a language,
and not all women are conscious of it.
- Judy Chicago

More countries have understood that women's equality
is a prerequisite for development.
- Kofi Annan

Equal pay isn't just a women's issue;
when women get equal pay,
their family incomes rise and the whole family benefits.
- Mike Honda

Ironically, women who acquire power are more likely
to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it.
- Carolyn Heilbrun

Women marry men hoping they will change.
Men marry women hoping they will not.
- Albert Einstein

A woman under stress is not immediately concerned
with finding solutions to her problems
but rather seeks relief
by expressing herself and being understood.
- John Gray

Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain
about what he wants and sets out to get it,
no holds barred.
Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money.
- Donald Trump

I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization
is the influence of good women.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Women's natural role is to be a pillar of the family.
- Grace Kelly

Men always want to be a woman's first love -
women like to be a man's last romance.
- Oscar Wilde

Women and cats will do as they please,
and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
- Robert A. Heinlein

My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious
throughout our society -
that women are now providing
all types of skills in every profession.
The military should be no exception.
- Jimmy Carter

I think housework is the reason most women go to the office.
- Heloise Cruse

Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
- Groucho Marx

There's three things men always talk about -
women,
sports, and cars.
- Mario Lopez

Not only is women's work never done,
the definition keeps changing.
- Bill Copeland

I do not believe in using women in combat,
because females are too fierce.
- Margaret Mead

I can promise you that women working together -
linked,
informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.
- Isabel Allende

Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
- Fay Weldon

I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people
who are entitled to power,
entitled to leadership.
- Patricia Ireland

I married beneath me, all women do.
- Nancy Astor

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other.
Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
- Katharine Hepburn

Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.
- Mary Schmich

Women want mediocre men,
and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
- Margaret Mead

Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity,
never of their husbands.
- Jean Giraudoux

Please know that I am aware of the hazards.
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 a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights,
and governments need to learn from that,
listen to the movement and respond.
- Charlotte Bunch

Women's rights is not only an abstraction,
a cause; it is also a personal affair.
It is not only about us; it is also about me and you.
Just the two of us.
- Toni Morrison

There are practical little things in housekeeping
which no man really understands.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
- Aristotle Onassis


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