Monday, August 07, 2006

Great Quotes by Great Ladies

This is something else that appeared in my mailbox which amused me no end! It's by way of being a fill-in because as happens every year we've been inundated with family and friends and have no time to blog.
And, of course, we're thrilled to see them but my liver's about to fold under the amount of alcohol it's forced to consume. This is what happens when you live in a tourist destination!

Inside every older lady is a younger lady -- wondering what the hell happened.-
Cora Harvey Armstrong
Inside me lives a skinny woman crying to get out. But I can usually shut her up with cookies.
The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.
-Helen Hayes (at 73)-

Things are going to get a lot worse before they get worse.
-Lily Tomlin-

Laugh and the world laughs with you. Cry and you cry with your girlfriends.
-Laurie Kuslansky-

My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being, hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint.
-Erma Bombeck-

Old age ain't no place for sissies.
-Bette Davis-

A man's got to do what a man's got to do. A woman must do what he can't.
-Rhonda Hansome-

The phrase "working mother" is redundant.
-Jane Sellman-

Whatever women must do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
-Charlotte Whitton-

I try to take one day at a time -- but sometimes several days attack me at once. -
Jennifer Unlimited-

When I was young, I was put in a school for retarded kids for two years before they realized I actually had a hearing loss. And they called ME slow!
-Kathy Buckley-

I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb -- and I'm also not blonde.
-Dolly Parton-

When women are depressed they either eat or go shopping. Men invade another country..
-Elayne Boosler-

Behind every successful man is a surprised woman.
-Maryon Pearson-

In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
-Margaret Thatcher-

I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
-Gloria Steinem-

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.
-Eleanor Roosevelt-


Sarah said...

I think our Maggie hit the nail on the head there!

angela said...

She was sometimes right!
Did you read about her being given a state funeral?

Kristi said...

These quotes are fantastic. The Gloria Steinem one has always been one of my favorites.