Quotes and Sayings about Ladies
"I remember back when I was a kid there was a comic strip called Plastic Man. His body was elastic and he could make his extremities as long as he wanted. As a youngster I didn't fully appreciate. But I'm now thinking Plastic Man was probably pretty popular with the ladies."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Body, Ladies, Man, Now, Popular, Pretty, Thinking)
"I don't like traditions, I am very personal, very independent, I don't like intimate ladies, I mean in German lieder there's a lot of copy, a lot of imitation, a lot of tradition, and this I have put it aside."
- Victoria de los Angeles
(Related: Ladies, Imitation, Tradition, Traditions)
"It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied allegiance to truth in unimportant matters, to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake."
- Janos Arany
(Related: Age, Truth)
"On landing at New York I caught the yellow fever. The kind man who commanded the ship that brought me from France took charge of me and placed me under the care of two Quaker ladies. To their skillful and untiring care I may safely say I owe my life."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Life, Care, France, Ladies, Man, May)
"The ladies looked one another over with microscopic carelessness."
- Bugs Baer
"Ghosts, like ladies, never speak till spoke to."
- Richard Harris Barham
"I never get involved with the ladies I work with."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Work, Ladies)
"Tampa's crazy... The ladies in Tampa come in all flavors. I felt like I was at Dairy Queen."
- Luther Campbell
(Related: Ladies, Queen)
"With all of you men out there who think that having a thousand different ladies is pretty cool, I have learned in my life I've found out that having one woman a thousand different times is much more satisfying."
- Wilt Chamberlain
(Related: Life, Men, Ladies, Pretty, Woman)
"Dressing up as decrepit old ladies, and even decrepit young ladies, was one of our staples."
- Graham Chapman
(Related: Ladies, Old)
"Parvesh Cheena is a real treat for the ladies."
- Parvesh Cheena
"I think it kind of took being a character actor to kind of now enter into leading ladies."
- Patricia Clarkson
(Related: Character, Actor, Being, Ladies, Leading, Now)
"Ladies and gentlemen, my mother thanks you, my father thanks you, my sister thanks you, and I thank you!"
- George M. Cohan
(Related: Mother, Father, Sister, Ladies, Gentlemen)
"Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Happiness, Love, Fashion, Ladies, Pride, Vanity)
"I requested the gentlemen to put on their hats, and the ladies their shawls, to avoid catching cold, and then had the windows widely opened. This proceeding caused some astonishment and alarm at first; for the Americans generally have a dread of cold air."
- George Combe
(Related: Americans, First, Ladies, Gentlemen, Windows)
"I am no longer married, so ladies... there you go."
- Tre Cool
"Ladies and Gentleman, the Bronx is burning."
- Howard Cosell
(Related: Ladies, Gentleman)
"As a matter of fact, if you do not take into account, as Congressman Ross just stated, the Social Security surplus, our fiscal deficit, ladies and gentlemen, is over $700 billion today."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Fact, Ladies, Gentlemen, Security, Today)
"I always clean before the cleaning lady comes. If not, when I come home, I can't find anything. Cleaning ladies are always hiding things you leave out."
- Celia Cruz
(Related: Home, Ladies, Lady)
"I'm interested in playing old ladies because I am becoming one. And I want to become a very good one!"
- Tyne Daly
(Related: Ladies, Old, Want)
"Why am I so good at playing bitches? I think it's because I'm not a bitch. Maybe that's why Miss Crawford always plays ladies."
- Bette Davis
"First of all, ladies and gentlemen, you must forget that you are singers."
- Claude Debussy
(Related: First, Forget, Ladies, Gentlemen)
"I'd love to learn to cook. I think the ladies like a guy who can cook. Also, there are lots of available ladies at cooking classes. Can you tell I'm single?"
- Will Estes
(Related: Love, Cooking, Ladies)
"I had two sisters, and we would love to get dressed up and pretend that we were chic, sophisticated ladies. And I think that was a great sort of preparation, in a way."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Love, Ladies, Preparation, Sisters)
"If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate: The "Ode on a Grecian Urn" is worth any number of old ladies."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Mother, Ladies, Old, Will, Worth, Writer)
"The first organised opposition by women to women's suffrage in England dates from 1889, when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women."
- Millicent Fawcett
(Related: Women, EnglFirst, Ladies, Opposition)
"Fits did not go over well in my house. There was a lot of discipline and obedience and you had to be very ladylike. Ladies didn't curse and I still don't curse in front of my parents."
- Daisy Fuentes
(Related: Discipline, Ladies, Obedience, Parents)
"There is a cliche that men want their women to be ladies in public and hookers behind closed doors. I want my woman to be the sharper image robot so that she can be turned off."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Men, Women, Ladies, Public, Want, Woman)
"One of the things I like about the show is it redefines the idea of what it is to be a mother, which at its most basic level is to take care of a child. It doesn't mean you have to look like the ladies in the Lysol commercials."
- Lauren Graham
(Related: Mother, Idea, Care, Ladies)
"Some autistic children cannot stand the sound of certain voices. I have come across cases where teachers tell me that certain children have problems with their voice or another person's voice. This problem tends to be related to high-pitched ladies' voices."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Children, Ladies, Problems, Sound, Teachers, Voice)
"The truth is, I'd never seen a Cary Grant film. Since then I have watched his stuff and it's astounding, but I don't see any similarity between us. Except for the fact that I'm told he used to wear ladies' underwear, which is something I also do."
- Hugh Grant
(Related: Truth, Fact, Film, Ladies)
"Mornin' ladies, my goodness don't you look happy. Must be cuttin' somebody up pretty good."
- Andy Griffith
(Related: Ladies, Goodness, Pretty)
"When little old ladies recognize a guy who was Mr. Olympia, that's saying something. That means I've been able to cross lines as far as marketability is concerned."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Ladies, Old, Saying)
"The actors nowadays, both young men and young ladies, don't always wear their period clothes as well as they might. They tend to stomp around a bit in them."
- Julie Harris
(Related: Men, Actors, Clothes, Ladies)
"Ladies and gentlemen, on the occasion of my election I received many letters from people representing all segments of the population and all professions, especially from the younger generation, linking my inauguration with great - far too great - expectations."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: People, Expectations, Ladies, Gentlemen, Letters, Population)
"Ladies and gentlemen, I take office at a time in which the world is living in extreme contradictions."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Time, Extreme, Ladies, Gentlemen, Living, Office, World)
"I think it was a great moment for America to have two ladies on the podium."
- Sarah Hughes
(Related: America, Ladies)
"Ladies and gentleman, I've suffered for my music, now it's your turn."
- Neil Innes
(Related: Music, Ladies, Gentleman, Now)
"Some men tend to cling to old intellectual excitements, just as some belles, when they are old ladies, still cling to the fashions and coiffures of their exciting youth."
- Jane Jacobs
(Related: Men, Ladies, Old, Youth)
"And ladies, build up your husband by being submissive. That's how you will give your children success; you will want your children to be obedient, to be submissive to righteous living."
- Warren Jeffs
(Related: Success, HusbBeing, Children, Ladies, Living, Want, Will)
"God almighty made women and the Rockefeller gang of thieves made the ladies."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Women, God, Ladies)
"Terrorism, ladies and gentlemen, in my eyes I have a very, very, very simple explanation. Gangs of criminals, killers, used unfortunately by certain governments in the past for political purposes, who are on their own now as gangs."
- Hamid Karzai
(Related: Eyes, Ladies, Gentlemen, Now, Past, Terrorism)
"Not only did I get an A in music but I got an A in ladies."
- R. Kelly
(Related: Music, Ladies)
"I think that tennis is a lady's sport, so we should look out there like ladies."
- Anna Kournikova
(Related: Ladies, Lady, Tennis)
"Interpreter of Maladies is the title of one of the stories in the book. And the phrase itself was something I thought of before I even wrote that story."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
"I know these jokes aren't great, ladies and gentlemen, see this is the problem you run into when you're between impeachments."
- David Letterman
(Related: Ladies, Gentlemen, Jokes)
"Try to help others. Consult their weaknesses, relieve their maladies; strive to raise them up, and by so doing you will most effectually raise yourself up also."
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Related: Help, Will)
"The truth does not require a majority to prevail, ladies and gentlemen. The truth is its own power. The truth will out. Never forget that."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Power, Truth, Forget, Ladies, Gentlemen, Majority, Will)
"Obama had the audacity to say, 'I have unequivocally prohibited the use of torture by the United States.' Ladies and gentlemen, torture in the United States has always been illegal."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Ladies, Gentlemen, states, United)
"The miniskirt enables young ladies to run faster, and because of it, they may have to."
- John Lindsay
(Related: Ladies, May)
"But there were women in the world, and from them each of our heroes had taken to himself a wife. The good ladies were no strangers to the prowess of their husbands. and, strange as it may seem, they presumed a little upon it."
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
(Related: Women, Wife, Ladies, Heroes, Husbands, May, Strangers, World)
"I shall not be satisfied unless I produce something which shall for a few days supersede the last fashionable novel on the tables of young ladies."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
"We sat down and read it for the first time and I thanked God under my breath, because they were all so good. And my leading ladies are both exceptional. I mean, everybody in the play. I could just go on all night about them."
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Time, God, First, Ladies, Leading, Night, Play)
"We must admit that it is quite common that people do have affairs with their leading ladies and men."
- William H. Macy
(Related: Men, People, Ladies, Leading)
"The problems with First Ladies is that you have to set the standard. My role is to be both star and slave."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: First, Ladies, Problems)
"I had no idea what to expect when we did Ladies' Night. I didn't think it was going to get nominated for a Grammy. I didn't know that we would have to perform on the MTV Awards show."
- Angie Martinez
(Related: Idea, Awards, Ladies, Night)
"You think that somehow they didn't come after me to get rid of me because my vote is the deciding vote in the health care bill? Then, ladies and gentlemen, you live today in a world that is so innocent as to not understand what's going on in Washington, D.C."
- Eric Massa
(Related: Health, Care, Ladies, Gentlemen, Today, Vote, Washington, World)
"I considered becoming a priest very seriously. I wanted to travel the world. By the time I turned 16, I realized I was only in it for selfish reasons. And, more importantly, I didn't want to sacrifice the ladies!"
- James McAvoy
(Related: Time, Travel, Sacrifice, Want, World)
"I was a little doubtful about the propriety of going to the Mammoth Cave without a gentleman escort, but if two ladies travel alone they must have the courage of men."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Men, Travel, Courage, Ladies, Gentleman)
"She kindly laments that I am not of the party, and to be sure I honour great ladies, and I admire great wits, but I am of the same opinion in regard to assemblies that is held concerning oysters, that they are never good in a month that has not the letter R in it."
- Elizabeth Montagu
(Related: Ladies, Opinion, Oysters, Party)
"Ladies and gentlemen, I wish I had better news for you but we are facing a storm that most of us have feared. This is a threat that we've never faced before."
- Ray Nagin
(Related: Ladies, Gentlemen, News)
"There are no maladies in my golf game. My golf game stinks."
- Jack Nicklaus
"Little old ladies of both sexes. Why do I let them bother me?"
- John O'Hara
(Related: Ladies, Old, Sexes)
"Ladies be seated, a laugh doesn't cost you a dime."
- Johnny Olson
"Ladies be seated, and let's have a wonderful time!"
- Johnny Olson
"Ladies be seated, the party has only begun."
- Johnny Olson
(Related: Ladies, Party)
"It's hard to do it because you gotta look people in the eye and tell 'em they're irresponsible and lazy. And who's gonna wanna do that? Because that's what poverty is, ladies and gentlemen. In this country, you can succeed if you get educated and work hard. Period. Period."
- Bill O'Reilly
(Related: Work, People, Country, Eye, Ladies, Gentlemen, Poverty, Succeed)
"I'm not confident with the ladies. I can't just ask someone out in a club. I'd like to say I'm a gentleman."
- Christopher Parker
(Related: Ladies, Gentleman)
"I once heard two ladies going on and on about the pains of childbirth and how men don't seem to know what real pain is. I asked if either of them ever got themselves caught in a zipper."
- Emo Philips
(Related: Men, Ladies, Pain)
"Although a lot of pain for a little screen time; Shaving legs, waxing eyebrows, high heels, trying to put on a bra, losing weight because women's clothes are SO revealing - Ladies you have my respect."
- Lou Diamond Phillips
(Related: Time, Women, Clothes, Ladies, Losing, Pain, Respect, Trying, Weight)
"When I go out with the ladies, I don't force them to pronounce my name. I tell them I like to go by the nickname of Kitten."
- Joaquin Phoenix
(Related: Force, Ladies, Name)
"Then you get into it, especially if you start talking about football, fighting and Muhammad Ali. Then the ladies get very bored and start delivering ultimatums."
- Oliver Reed
(Related: Fighting, Football, Ladies, Talking)
"Ladies and gentlemen: There can be no greater investment in Alabama's future than an investment in education."
- Bob Riley
(Related: Education, Future, Ladies, Investment)
"Men's magazines often feature pictures of naked ladies. Women's magazines also often feature pictures of naked ladies. This is because the female body is a beautiful work of art, while the male body is hairy and lumpy and should not be seen by the light of day."
- Richard Roeper
(Related: Work, Art, Men, Women, Body, Day, Ladies, Light)
"When someone's acting for a scene, they can fool the camera. But in everyday life, unless you're watching and censoring yourself every minute, or spending all your time in the company of ladies, what you feel is bound to show in your eyes."
- Cesar Romero
(Related: Time, Life, Acting, Company, Eyes, Fool, Ladies)
"Men should stop treating feminists like ladies, and instead treat them like the men they say they want to be."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Men, Ladies, Want)
"I always have awkward relationships with the ladies for whatever reason. I don't know and so here we are. I was able to sort of take all of those terrible, terrible, terrible dates and turn them into a money making venture."
- Jason Segel
(Related: Money, Ladies, Reason, Relationships)
"I am, out of the ladies' company, like a fish out of the water."
- Thomas Shadwell
(Related: Company, Fish, Ladies, Water)
"We all know what happens to first ladies who shoot their mouths off."
- Maria Shriver
(Related: First, Ladies)
"I have seen many ladies displaying different styles and different styles displaying ladies."
- Navjot Singh Sidhu
"Captain Fisher, the commander, with a party of young ladies from the city and gentlemen belonging to his ship, came one day to pay me a visit in the midst of a deluge of rain."
- Joshua Slocum
(Related: Day, Ladies, Gentlemen, Party, Rain, Visit)
"It's true I don't tolerate fools but then they don't tolerate me, so I am spiky. Maybe that's why I'm quite good at playing spiky elderly ladies."
- Maggie Smith
(Related: Elderly, Fools, Ladies)
"B is for Breasts Of which ladies have two; Once prized for the function, Now for the view."
- Robert Paul Smith
(Related: Ladies, Now)
"A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible."
- William Makepeace Thackeray
(Related: Successful, Fool, Ladies, Man, Now, Ugly)
"Ladies, just a little more virginity, if you don't mind."
- Herbert Beerbohm Tree
(Related: Ladies, Mind, Virginity)
"It is easy for me to love myself, but for ladies to do it is another question altogether."
- Johnny Vegas
(Related: Love, Ladies, Question)
"I mean when you come into the set at 7:30 in the morning and you come out of make-up and the first thing you know, the ladies start coming into our dressing rooms at 7:45."
- Burt Ward
(Related: First, Ladies)
"I sat through Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones like three times at the Skyway when it came out."
- Paul Westerberg
(Related: Ladies, Gentlemen)
"I think these ladies, that group of 130 women, are going to make a difference in what goes on down there, because they're going to hold the locals' feet to the fire."
- Lynn Westmoreland
(Related: Women, Difference, Feet, Fire, Ladies)
"I am here to play women's tennis. I'm a lady. Predominantly, most of the time I always like to play ladies."
- Serena Williams
(Related: Time, Women, Ladies, Lady, Play, Tennis)
"Most of our ancestors were not perfect ladies and gentlemen. The majority of them weren't even mammals."
- Robert Anton Wilson
(Related: Ladies, Gentlemen, Majority, Mammals)