In March we heard from film legends, historical women authors, a pig puppet, and even made history at the Oscars! Another amazing month of great quotes from women.
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
“I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of liking them.”
–Jane Austen, novelist
You gotta love Jane!
“If it has tires or testicles, you’re going to have trouble with it.”
–Linda Furney, politician
Monday, March 29, 2010
“I didn’t realize until quite late in life that women were supposed to be the inferior sex.”
“We understand death for the first time when he puts his hand upon one whom we love.”
Goodbye Jean…you will be missed.
Thursday, March 25, 2010
“People are more fun than anybody.”
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
–Anne Bradstreet, the first notable American poet, and the first woman to be published in Colonial America
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
“Study as if you are going to live forever; live as if you were going to die tomorrow.”
Monday, March 22, 2010
“Never face the facts.”
Thanks to Kitty Merk for passing along this gem and also for being such a great teacher (you rock)!
Friday, March 19, 2010
“There are no problems—only opportunities to be creative.”
Thursday, March 18, 2010
“Never eat more than you can lift”
Wow – these are definitely words to live by!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well—if one has not dined well.”
I think these are words to live by and dine by!
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
“One of the things I learned the hard way was it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.”
I love this! Thanks my fellow redhead sister!
Monday, March 15, 2010
“Don’t accept rides from strange men – and remember that all men are strange as hell.”
Friday, March 12, 2010
“Sex appeal is 50 percent what you’ve got and 50 per cent what people think you’ve got.”
Sophia, at 75 you have got it going on!
Thursday, March 11, 2010
“When women help women they help themselves.”
–Wilhelmina Cole Holladay, co founder of the National Museum of Women in the Arts
Short quote – but very profound and something every woman should take to heart.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
“Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin; that, or a kick-ass red lipstick.”
— Gwyneth Paltrow
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
“There should be more women directing; I think there’s just not the awareness that it’s really possible”
“There’s no other way to describe it, it’s the moment of a lifetime.”
–Kathryn Bigelow, winning Best Director for The Hurt Locker
Kathryn, thanks for building that awareness and helping women to believe it is possible. Congratulations!
Monday, March 8, 2010
“After a while, you have no idea how old you are because you’ve lied so many times.”
“Everyone told me to pass on Speed because it was a ‘bus movie.”
A double dose today from Sandy. Congrats on your best actress win last night! BTW I’m 25 today.
Friday, March 5, 2010
“I think all women go through periods where we hate this about ourselves, we don’t like that. It’s great to get to a place where you dismiss anything you’re worried about. I find flaws attractive. I find scars attractive.”
–Angelie Jolie, Oscar winner
Thursday, March 4, 2010
“The problem with people who have no vices is that, generally, you can be pretty sure they’re going to have some pretty annoying virtues.”
–Dame Elizabeth Taylor, three-time Oscar winner and female film legend
Totally agree with you Liz!
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
“If only we’d stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time.”
The first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize!
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
“Well-behaved women rarely make history.”
–Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Pulitzer Prize winner, historian
Laurel coined this phrase back in 1976 and hence spawned thousands of t-shirts and coffee mugs with the phrase! In 2007 she wrote a book that explains the source of the quote, and tells the history of a few great women. Are you behaved?!
Monday, March 1, 2010
“Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.”
You’ll be hearing a lot more from Eleanor on this page. She was a pretty cool lady (and smart too)!
Need more daily quote fun? Check out the February 2010 Archive of Daily Quotes!
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