Quotes and Sayings about Lady



"There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Nature, Lady)

"To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant."
- Amos Bronson Alcott
(Related: Ignorance)

"May God permit us both to return to a free and independent Poland."
- Wladyslaw Anders
(Related: God, May)

"I was lucky enough to be the lady that was asked to be Maria in the Sound Of Music, and that film was fortunate enough to be huge hit. The same with Mary Poppins. I got terribly lucky in that respect."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Music, Film, Lady, Respect, Sound)

"Richard Burton rang me up once and said, Do you know you're my only leading lady I've never slept with? I said, Well, please don't tell everybody, it's the worst image."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Lady, Leading)

"I am an optimistic lady."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Lady)

"In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Education, College, Lady, Today, World)

"You've got to realize that any lady on a soap is devoting her life to it, 24/7."
- Joan Van Ark
(Related: Life, Lady)

"Her name was called Lady Helena Herring and her age was 25 and she mated well with the earl."
- Daisy Ashford
(Related: Age, Lady, Name)

"Actors worry about bad breath, weight, receding hairlines and why their leading lady looks like their daughter."
- Matthew Ashford
(Related: Daughter, Actors, Lady, Leading, Weight, Worry)

"An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion. All is safe with a lady engaged; no harm can be done."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Lady, Harm, May, Suspicion, Woman)

"A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Imagination, Love, Admiration, Lady, Matrimony)

"The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Lady, Gentleman, Pleasure)

"Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: HusbDifference, Lady, Lies, Night)

"I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Business, Career, Community, Congress, Lady, Labor, President, states, United, Will)

"What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Age, Lady, Old)

"The more you act like a lady, the more he'll act like a gentleman."
- Sydney Biddle Barrows
(Related: Act, Lady, Gentleman)

"To mankind in general Macbeth and Lady Macbeth stand out as the supreme type of all that a host and hostess should not be."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Lady, Mankind)

"Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: English, Example, Lady, Identity, Poison)

"I could draw Bloom County with my nose and pay my cleaning lady to write it, and I'd bet I wouldn't lose 10% of my papers over the next twenty years. Such is the nature of comic-strips. Once established, their half-life is usually more than nuclear waste."
- Berke Breathed
(Related: Nature, Lady, Waste, Years)

"My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Mother, Lady)

"The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Death, Desire, Hatred, Passion)

"There weren't any white people in this country who didn't know who Gladys Knight was. Or the Pips were, as far as that's concerned."
- Peabo Bryson
(Related: People, Country, Knight)

"Truth is a demure lady, much too ladylike to knock you on your head and drag you to her cave. She is there, but people must want her, and seek her out."
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Related: Truth, People, Lady, Want)

"Any first lady can do whatever they want to do. In this country, people expect them to work on whatever they want or to have a career of their own."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Work, People, Career, Country, First, Lady, Want)

"No lady is ever a gentleman."
- James Branch Cabell
(Related: Lady, Gentleman)

"To be famous, in fact, one has only to kill one's landlady."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Fact, Famous)

"Like all New York hotel lady cashiers she had red hair and had been disappointed in her first husband."
- Al Capp
(Related: HusbFirst, Lady, Hair)

"I couldn't do any of my other characters, you know? But I could have done the lady. Church Lady's Malibu Beach party is an idea I have for a movie, too. Yes."
- Dana Carvey
(Related: Idea, Church, Beach, Lady, Party)

"Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes."
- Prince Charles
(Related: Father, Dress, Eyes, Lady)

"I was gravely warned by some of my female acquaintances that no woman could expect to be regarded as a lady after she had written a book."
- Lydia M. Child
(Related: Lady, Woman)

"You may be a princess or the richest woman in the world, but you cannot be more than a lady."
- Jennie Churchill
(Related: Lady, May, Woman, World)

"Elizabeth, Lady C, claims to be writing at the limits of language. Would it not be insulting to her if I were diligently to follow after her, explaining what she means but is not smart enough to say?"
- J. M. Coetzee
(Related: Lady, Language, Limits, Writing)

"I want to be the first lady to land a quadruple jump in competition. As I grow older, I know that my skating style will develop and mature."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Competition, First, Lady, Land, Style, Want, Will)

"My lady's presence makes the roses red, because to see her lips they blush for shame."
- Henry Constable
(Related: Blush, Lady, Roses, Shame)

"I'm being treated like a sex object, cried the lady. No matter. I will take care of it, said Time soothingly."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Time, Sex, Being, Care, Lady, Will)

"I always enjoyed politics. I worked at the White House recently, primarily for the First Lady. Because of my experience running my travel agency, I was in charge of the files she kept on the Travel Office."
- Joseph Force Crater
(Related: Experience, Travel, Politics, First, Lady, Office, Running)

"I play a nice crazy lady whose morals are right but who is really foundering."
- Mary Crosby
(Related: Lady, Morals, Play, Right)

"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)

"At one point, they offered me this part to play a drug-dealing, gun-selling butch lady. I don't know how to describe her but she had like a crew cut and stuff. I was like, 'Is this a joke?' And they said, 'No, we think it would be great because everyone would be like, 'Oh, look at what we've done to Charlotte.' I was like, 'Well I can't do that!'"
- Kristin Davis
(Related: Lady, Play)

"I asked the waiter, 'Is this milk fresh?' He said, 'Lady, three hours ago it was grass.'"
- Phyllis Diller
"If the first lady is concerned about this Internet cycle, what would she have done during the heyday when there was 12, 13 editions of a paper in one day? What would she have done with that news cycle?"
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Day, First, Lady, Internet, News)

"I was first to break the news about the death of Lady Diana. The CNN team couldn't get into makeup fast enough."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Death, First, Lady, Makeup, News)

"But love's a malady without a cure."
- John Dryden
(Related: Love, Cure)

"For us she is not the iron lady. She is the kind, dear Mrs. Thatcher."
- Alexander Dubcek
(Related: Lady)

"One lady wrote me and told me how she wants to see me get beat up and near death and that kind of stuff."
- George Eads
(Related: Death, Lady)

"I've been with this young lady for about two years now, and my life changed. I don't even think that way no more. I feel good, too, that I'm changed. Now I feel regular. I feel like I'm supposed to."
- Mike Epps
(Related: Life, Lady, Now, Years)

"Jigsaw Lady is the working title of a science fiction novel I've had in my head for darn near 15 years. I think I'll start work on it next year (in all my spare time) but I'd like to get it finished some day."
- Raymond E. Feist
(Related: Science, Work, Day, Fiction, Lady, Years)

"If you want to make an audience laugh, you dress a man up like an old lady and push her down the stairs. If you want to make comedy writers laugh, you push an actual old lady down the stairs."
- Tina Fey
(Related: Comedy, Dress, Lady, Man, Old, Stairs, Want, Writers)

"Give the lady what she wants!"
- Marshall Field
(Related: Lady)

"There aren't more lady songwriters for the same reason that there aren't more lady doctors or lady accountants or lady lawyers; not enough women have the time for careers."
- Dorothy Fields
(Related: Time, Women, Careers, Doctors, Lady, Lawyers, Reason)

"It's easier to make fun of a first lady than for a first lady to have fun. The scrutiny is ferocious."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: First, Fun, Lady)

"I find the medicine worse than the malady."
- John Fletcher
(Related: Medicine)

"I'm the lady next door when I'm not on stage."
- Aretha Franklin
(Related: Lady)

"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)

"The instrument that I never learned how to play was my fans. You know, they are the part of the story that nobody teaches you. I just want to do the right thing; I want to be a voice with them, among them."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Fans, Play, Right, Voice, Want)

"I've been actually really very pleased to see how much awareness was raised around bullying, and how deeply it affects everyone. You know, you don't have to be the loser kid in high school to be bullied. Bullying and being picked on comes in so many different forms."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Awareness, Being, School)

"I've had grand pianos that are more expensive than, like, a year's worth of rent."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Worth)

"If you are not being bullied all I would say - cause I like to talk about the other side of it as well - is you know, be someone that nurtures, and if there's someone in your class that maybe doesn't have a lot of friends, be the person that sits with them in the cafeteria sometimes; be the bigger person."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Being, Cause, Class, Friends, Talk)

"If you only believe that you're an artist when you have a big advance in your pocket and a single coming out, I would say that's quite soulless. You have to have a sense of your own greatness and your own ability from a very deep place inside you. I am the one with the litmus test in my hands of what people need to hear next."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: People, Greatness, Ability, Artist, Deep, Sense)

"In a sense I portray myself in a very androgynous way, and I love androgyny."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Love, Sense)

"I'm working on bringing the instant film camera back as part of the future."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Film, Future)

"Pop stars should not eat."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Stars)

"I like pushing boundaries."
- Lady Gaga
"What I've discovered is that in art, as in music, there's a lot of truth-and then there's a lie. The artist is essentially creating his work to make this lie a truth, but he slides it in amongst all the others. The tiny little lie is the moment I live for, my moment. It's the moment that the audience falls in love."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Love, Work, Art, Music, Truth, Lie, Artist)

"What I've learned is that you really don't need to be a celebrity or have money or have the paparazzi following you around to be famous."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Money, Celebrity, Famous)

"When the whole world has their eyes on you, if you say something that doesn't truly come from your spirit and your soul, or if you wear something that doesn't come from your spirit and your soul, it's an injustice to your position. And so, I'm really myself every single day and I do it because I know my fans would want me to."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Soul, Day, Eyes, Fans, Injustice, Spirit, Want, World)

"Where I come from it was really unheard of to be at a party and someone says, 'What kind of music do you make?', and you say, 'Pop music.' You may as well have 'I'm not cool' stamped on your forehead."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Music, May, Party)

"I'm definitely a Polaroid camera girl. For me, what I'm really excited about is bringing back the artistry and the nature of Polaroid."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Nature)

"I was performing in New York and my friends started to call me Gaga, they said I was very theatrical and they said, 'You're Gaga'."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Friends)

"I live halfway between reality and theater at all times. And I was born this way."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Reality, Theater)

"I hope that what you take away from my album is not just the music - which I did want to be fun, and I did want it to be about individuality, but please also take away from it that there's no dream that's too big."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Music, Dream, Hope, Fun, Individuality, Want)

"I had this dream, and I really wanted to be a star. And I was almost a monster in the way that I was really fearless with my ambitions."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Dream)

"I guess you could say I devoted myself so strongly to my music that for awhile I forgot about my family. But I only get one set of parents, and I think I forgot about that for a little while."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Music, Family, Parents)

"I don't like Los Angeles. The people are awful and terribly shallow, and everybody wants to be famous but nobody wants to play the game. I'm from New York. I will kill to get what I need."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: People, Famous, Play, Will)

"I am so excited to extend myself behind the scenes as a designer and to - as my father puts it - finally have a real job."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Father, Job)

"Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Love, Art, Fans, Space, Trying, Want, World)

"'Born this Way' is about being yourself, and loving who you are and being proud."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Being)

"A record deal doesn't make you an artist; you make yourself an artist."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Artist)

"So there's nothing more provocative than taking a genre that everybody who's cool hates - and then making it cool."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Nothing, Provocative)

"I think what made it difficult for people to get, and still makes it difficult for people to get, is the theatrical nature of the work and the fact that, my music doesn't exist without the performance-art element."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Music, Nature, Work, People, Performance, Fact)

"Lady Gaga is my name. If you know me, and you call me Stefani, you don't really know me at all."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Lady, Name)

"Well, I went through some emotionally abusive relationships and allowed myself to not be properly respected as a lady, as a human being even, though I tried everything I knew to be a lady."
- Gloria Gaynor
(Related: Being, Lady, Relationships)

"I love cats. I have a lot of cat tales, ha ha, so to speak. A lot of my cats come to me. They show up at my house. I'm kind of a cat lady that way."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Love, Cats, Lady)

"My mother told me two things constantly. One was to be a lady and the other was to be independent, and the law was something most unusual for those times because for most girls growing up in the '40s, the most important degree was not your B.A. but your M.R.S."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Mother, Lady, Girls, Growing up, Law)

"My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Mother, Lady)

"I explained to the lady my love for John and his work, and she made it possible for me to purchase one of the 24 proofs, the one for 'I'm So Tired,' which I have on my piano at home."
- Arthur Godfrey
(Related: Home, Love, Work, Lady)

"I had met a young lady who wanted to be in the theater. It was Judy Holliday. She had somehow fallen down the steps of the Village Vanguard, which still exists today."
- Adolph Green
(Related: Lady, Theater, Today)

"It is the old battle, between those who use a toothbrush and those who don't."
- Lady Gregory
(Related: Battle, Old)

"Well, there's no one at all, they do be saying, but is deserving of some punishment from the very minute of his birth."
- Lady Gregory
(Related: Punishment, Saying)

"The crown is not my right, and pleaseth me not. The Lady Mary is the rightful heir."
- Jane Grey
(Related: Lady, Heir, Right)

"And you yourself always be seated at the middle fo the high table that your presence as lord or lady may appear openly to all, and that you may plainly see on either side all the service and all the faults."
- Robert Grosseteste
(Related: Faults, Lady, May, Service)

"Most men's anger about religion is as if two men should quarrel for a lady they neither of them care for."
- Edward F. Halifax
(Related: Anger, Men, Religion, Care, Lady, Quarrel)

"I may be only a fish and chip shop lady, but some of these economists need to get their heads out of the textbooks and get a job in the real world. I would not even let one of them handle my grocery shopping."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Fish, Lady, Job, May, World)

"Somebody who never got over the embarrassing fact that he was born in bed with a lady."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Bed, Fact, Lady)

"The attractive lady whom I had only recently been introduced to dropped into my lap... I chose not to dump her off."
- Gary Hart
(Related: Lady)

"They said they wanted a lot of feathers, glitter, colourful colours. A costume. So I had a lady here in Calgary make it. She just kind of put together what I had in mind."
- Owen Hart
(Related: Lady, Mind)

"Where does a man get inspiration to write a song like that? Well, he gets it from the landlady once a month."
- John Michael Hayes
(Related: Inspiration, Man, Song)

"Your dresses should be tight enough to show you're a woman and loose enough to show you're a lady."
- Edith Head
(Related: Lady, Woman)

"I became a Republican when a very wise young lady asked me how I could remain a Democrat when I didn't agree with what they stood for and did agree with what the Republicans supported."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: Lady, Republican, Republicans)

"I didn't hang around films. I don't know if I'd ever seen Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Lady)

"Reba is very, very close to everyone around her. She's a classy lady."
- Faith Hill
(Related: Lady)

"It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Age, Time, Teaching)

"Then when Gladys Knight came in to do my songs that was the straw that broke the camel's back."
- Brenda Holloway
(Related: Knight, Songs)

"Remember that whatever may be said by a lady or her friends, it is not part of conduct of a gallant or generous man to take up arms against a woman."
- Sam Houston
(Related: Friends, Lady, Man, May, Woman)

"Some things a lady doesn't tell."
- Kim Hunter
(Related: Lady)

"I keep getting these extraordinary letteres, really weird ones from American sports stars - I've always thought you were one pretty lady and now that you're single I want to meet you for a drink."
- Elizabeth Hurley
(Related: Sports, Thought, American, Lady, Now, Pretty, Stars, Want)

"I thought it was a really good contrast to have a really sweet, sincere, church girl sitting next to the church lady who seemed kind of, you know, over the top."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Thought, Church, Contrast, Lady)

"When I'm performing for the people, I am me, then. I am that little girl who, when she was five years old, used to sing at church. Or I'm that 15-year-old young lady who wanted to be grown and wanted to sing and couldn't wait to be smokin' a cigarette, you know?"
- Etta James
(Related: People, Church, Lady, Old, Years)

"The first lady is, and always has been, an unpaid public servant elected by one person, her husband."
- Claudia Johnson
(Related: HusbFirst, Lady, Public)

"Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid."
- Lady Bird Johnson
(Related: Forget)

"The First Lady is an unpaid public servant elected by one person - her husband."
- Lady Bird Johnson
(Related: HusbFirst, Lady, Public)

"Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest."
- Lady Bird Johnson
(Related: Community, Interest)

"Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor."
- Lady Bird Johnson
"Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them."
- Lady Bird Johnson
(Related: Children)

"The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom."
- Lady Bird Johnson
(Related: Ideas, Freedom, Sound)

"No news at 4:30 a.m. is good."
- Lady Bird Johnson
(Related: News)

"Any committee is only as good as the most knowledgeable, determined and vigorous person on it. There must be somebody who provides the flame."
- Lady Bird Johnson
(Related: Committee)

"It's odd that you can get so anesthetized by your own pain or your own problem that you don't quite fully share the hell of someone close to you."
- Lady Bird Johnson
(Related: Hell, Pain)

"Whatever your fight, don't be ladylike."
- Mother Jones
(Related: Fight)

"I won't quit to become someone's old lady."
- Janis Joplin
(Related: Lady, Old)

"I'll be a wife and mother first, then First Lady."
- Jackie Kennedy
(Related: Mother, Wife, First, Lady)

"The one thing I do not want to be called is First Lady. It sounds like a saddle horse."
- Jackie Kennedy
(Related: First, Lady, Want)

"The '60s aren't over; they won't be over until the Fat Lady gets high."
- Ken Kesey
(Related: Lady)

"We all have a responsibility, and since I've been so wonderfully blessed, I really want to share and to make life at least a little better. So every chance I get to share the gospel or uplift people, I will take full advantage of that opportunity."
- Gladys Knight
(Related: Life, People, Opportunity, Chance, Responsibility, Want, Will)

"I don't regret any decisions I've made in my life."
- Gladys Knight
(Related: Life, Decisions, Regret)

"My wife is my first audience. She's a tough lady, so I can't say that I ever scare her. Except, of course, when she sees me the way I look before breakfast."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Wife, First, Lady)

"I think that tennis is a lady's sport, so we should look out there like ladies."
- Anna Kournikova
(Related: Ladies, Lady, Tennis)

"The only song I can sing is "Lady in Red" so that must tell you how great it must have been."
- Diane Kruger
(Related: Song)

"That's my opportunity to hide behind that old lady and say what I want to say."
- Vicki Lawrence
(Related: Opportunity, Lady, Old, Want)

"The landlady of a boarding-house is a parallelogram - that is, an oblong angular figure, which cannot be described, but which is equal to anything."
- Stephen Leacock
"I kind of imagine myself at eighty, a cat lady."
- Juliette Lewis
(Related: Lady)

"Luck, be a lady tonight."
- Frank Loesser
(Related: Lady, Luck)

"I went to the store and bought lady fingers, when I got home I noticed one of the fingers was missing so I went back to the store and the manager was nice enough to give me the finger."
- Jay London
(Related: Home, Manager, Lady)

"When I was preparing for the film for tree weeks, with David Cronenberg, I had a lady friend come over."
- John Lone
(Related: Friend, Film, Lady)

"A lady is nothing very specific. One man's lady is another man's woman; sometimes, one man's lady is another man's wife. Definitions overlap but they almost never coincide."
- Russell Lynes
(Related: Wife, Lady, Man, Nothing, Woman)

"An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold, and her preparations for viewing were awesome."
- William Manchester
(Related: Dress, Lady, Wonder)

"Never dress down for the poor. They won't respect you for it. They want their First Lady to look like a million dollars."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: Dress, First, Lady, Poor, Respect, Want)

"I am First Lady by accident. I was not elected by the people but here I am."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: People, Accident, First, Lady)

"Had we but world enough, and time, this coyness, lady, were no crime."
- Andrew Marvell
(Related: Time, Crime, Lady, World)

"A lady is smarter than a gentleman, maybe, she can sew a fine seam, she can have a baby, she can use her intuition instead of her brain, but she can't fold a paper in a crowded train."
- Phyllis McGinley
(Related: Baby, Lady, Gentleman, Intuition)

"I'd make a wonderful Lady Macbeth. I'll wear a pair of platform shoes or something."
- Bette Midler
(Related: Lady)

"No gentleman ever discusses any relationship with a lady."
- Keith Miller
(Related: Lady, Gentleman)

"Well, I've known Elizabeth almost all of her life and almost all of my life. And I love her with all of my heart and she's always been there for me. She's a wonderful, wonderful dame. She's a great lady."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Life, Love, Heart, Lady)

"I kept the same suit for six years and the same dialogue. They just changed the title of the picture and the leading lady."
- Robert Mitchum
(Related: Lady, Leading, Years)

"To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady."
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Bed, Embarrassment, Lady)

"An unattempted lady could not vaunt of her chastity."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Chastity, Lady)

"My landlady, who is only a tailor's widow, reads her Milton; and tells me, that her late husband first fell in love with her on this very account: because she read Milton with such proper emphasis."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Love, HusbFirst)

"Strategy is buying a bottle of fine wine when you take a lady out for dinner. Tactics is getting her to drink it."
- Frank Muir
(Related: Strategy, Buying, Lady, Wine)

"Being first lady is the hardest unpaid job in the world."
- Pat Nixon
(Related: Being, First, Lady, Job, World)

"Any lady who is first lady likes being first lady. I don't care what they say, they like it."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Being, Care, First, Lady)

"The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment: the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. The new president and his first lady."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Film, First, Lady, Memory, President, Sky)

"A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art."
- Louis Nizer
(Related: Art, Work, Nature, Accident, Lady, Old)

"I'm no lady; I'm a member of Congress, and I'll proceed on that basis."
- Mary Teresa Norton
(Related: Congress, Lady)

"As the 1960s began, a new breed of Hollywood leading lady was emerging. She was elegant, international, and wonderfully comedic."
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Lady, Hollywood, Leading)

"A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Life, Lady, Nothing, Rest)

"The fat lady hasn't sung yet. We'll wait until we get a look at what is in the motion passed on third reading."
- Bobby Orr
(Related: Lady, Reading)

"I did a book signing when we were in New York the day before yesterday. A lady came through and she was just weeping, and said, 'I wish this would have been brought out sooner, my sister is in prison for suffocating her child.'"
- Marie Osmond
(Related: Sister, Day, Lady, Prison, Weeping, Yesterday)

"Lady Limelight is a jealous lady. She wants all of your attention. You don't have any time to think of anything else but Lady Limelight, because pretty soon that light will be shinning on somebody else. So you better do it while you can."
- Buck Owens
(Related: Time, Attention, Lady, Light, Pretty, Will)

"Grissom is pretty asexual. He's not that interested in anything other than work - except for Lady Heather. She's the closest to getting his heart of anyone."
- William Petersen
(Related: Work, Heart, Lady, Pretty)

"Some teachers had been trained to work out at Southern because I carried two out there. I carried a lady down here from Palmer's Crossing, used to play piano, and Billy Carter."
- Charles Phillips
(Related: Work, Lady, Play, Teachers)

"I don't want to die an old lady."
- Edith Piaf
(Related: Lady, Old, Want)

"I dated a lot of girls all through high school, and in college I dated a young lady for about eight months."
- Danny Pintauro
(Related: College, Lady, Girls, Months, School)

"Sometimes in my class I have people come in and do monologues inspired by people they know and I always find that to be useful to do specifics about somebody and then you're actually doing a character and not doing some random old lady or something."
- Amy Poehler
(Related: People, Character, Class, Lady, Old)

"Our lady the Common Law is a very wise old lady though she still has something to learn in telling what she knows."
- Frederick Pollock
(Related: Lady, Law, Old)

"When a young man complains that a young lady has no heart, it's pretty certain that she has his."
- George Dennison Prentice
(Related: Heart, Lady, Man, Pretty)

"I see the first lady as another means to keep a president from becoming isolated."
- Nancy Reagan
(Related: First, Lady, President)

"My lady, Deborah McNaughton is doing a documentary on me."
- Noel Redding
(Related: Lady)

"Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction."
- Charles Revson
(Related: Virtue, Accuracy, Lady)

"The English, the plain English, of the politest address of a gentleman to a lady is, I am now, dear Madam, your humble servant: Pray be so good as to let me be your Lord and Master."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: English, Lady, Gentleman, Now)

"You know I'm an actress, not just a funny lady."
- Doris Roberts
(Related: Funny, Lady)

"I knew I'd conquered America when Mike Tyson told me I was one mean lady."
- Anne Robinson
(Related: America, Lady)

"My mother was a churchgoing lady, so I always heard about God at home."
- Smokey Robinson
(Related: Home, Mother, God, Lady)

"Everybody thinks about Bo Derek as being this extravagant looking lady but she is also a wonderful actress."
- Wayne Rogers
(Related: Being, Lady)

"I was out dancing with one actress or another. And that got press. Even when it didn't, the whole town knew I was a dancing fool, and since I couldn't very well dance with a man, they saw me dancing with a lady, and they assumed the rest."
- Cesar Romero
(Related: Dance, Dancing, Fool, Lady, Man, Press, Rest)

"I was supposed to be a romancer, either wooing the leading lady or competing with the leading man for her."
- Cesar Romero
(Related: Lady, Leading, Man, Wooing)

"The first year I sold a photo to was a lady who thought I was a chef, for some reason. I've no idea why."
- Graeme Le Saux
(Related: Thought, Idea, First, Lady, Reason)

"She was a great lady. We raised three boys, were together as long as she lived, and now she's passed on."
- Earl Scruggs
(Related: Boys, Lady, Now)

"I'm gonna do the whole bedroom in camel color - it's an old lady color."
- Amy Sedaris
(Related: Lady, Old)

"More men than women like 'Strangers With Candy'. Pretty girls don't like the show. They don't like to see an ugly lady."
- Amy Sedaris
(Related: Men, Women, Lady, Girls, Pretty, Ugly)

"Teach not thy lip such scorn, for it was made For kissing, lady, not for such contempt."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Contempt, Lady, Kissing)

"The lady doth protest too much, methinks."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Lady, Protest)

"My mom is two people to me. She's my mom number one, and then she's this lady most comedians know as being a legendary owner of a nightclub that's responsible for starting a lot of heavy careers."
- Pauly Shore
(Related: Mom, People, Being, Careers, Comedians, Lady)

"I mean enormous pressure was brought to bear - Valerie Amos, Lady Amos, went round Africa with people from our intelligence services trying to press them. I had to make sure that we didn't promise a misuse of aid in a way that would be illegal."
- Clare Short
(Related: Intelligence, People, Lady, Press, Pressure, Promise, Trying)

"I'd like to think that the boring lady who's talking to me now is a lot sexier and more interesting than the one who's doing NPR. You know, studious and reserved, and - I bet you're a lot of fun at a party."
- Gene Simmons
(Related: Fun, Lady, Now, Party, Talking)

"You treat a lady like a dame, and a dame like a lady."
- Frank Sinatra
(Related: Lady)

"I just put on what the lady says. I've been married three times, so I've had lots of supervision."
- Upton Sinclair
(Related: Lady)

"My father described this tall lady who stands in the middle of the New York harbor, holding high a torch to welcome people seeking freedom in America. I instantly fell in love."
- Yakov Smirnoff
(Related: Love, Father, People, America, Freedom, Lady)

"Marriage: a ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman."
- Herbert Spencer
(Related: Ceremony, Lady, Gentleman)

"Lucille was a darling lady. Probably the finest comedienne in the business."
- Robert Stack
(Related: Business, Lady)

"I've shut myself inside these walls, and I'm going to be a very lonely old lady if I'm not careful."
- Danielle Steel
(Related: Lady, Lonely, Old)

"There has been an awful lot of time and money spent looking at the president over the last four years The American people saw through those investigations. They voted for the president. And despite all of this time and attention, nothing has turned up because the president and the first lady did nothing wrong."
- George Stephanopoulos
(Related: Money, Time, People, American, Attention, First, Lady, Nothing, President, Wrong, Years)

"Music is a lady that I still love because she gives me the air that I breathe. We need all sorts of nourishment. And music satisfies and nourishes the hunger within ourselves for connection and harmony."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Love, Music, Connection, Lady, Harmony, Hunger)

"Accuracy to a newspaper is what virtue is to a lady; but a newspaper can always print a retraction."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Virtue, Accuracy, Lady)

"Whether it is the old lady's fear, or the many ghostly traditions of this place, or the crucifix itself, I do not know, but I am not feeling nearly as easy in my mind as usual."
- Bram Stoker
(Related: Fear, Feeling, Lady, Mind, Old, Traditions)

"I like to be treated as a lady."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: Lady)

"And then also I think it's harder for women because comedy is so opposite of being ladylike."
- Wanda Sykes
(Related: Women, Being, Comedy)

"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: People, Being, Lady)

"Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Power, People, Being, Lady)

"This lady is not for turning."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Lady)

"What Britain needs is an iron lady."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Lady, Needs)

"And doing a film in that period, and having to really celebrate what they wore back then, how they sat and how they spoke. You know, what the etiquette was back then for a lady. All of those things are like putting on a wig and transforming yourself, which I love."
- Charlize Theron
(Related: Love, Etiquette, Film, Lady)

"Don't say the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Lady, Old)

"I love Joan Collins. She's a wonderful lady. She has such courage. She's such a good actress."
- Robert Wagner
(Related: Love, Courage, Lady)

"I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money."
- Andy Warhol
(Related: Love, Money, People, Friend, Lady, Painting, Question, Right)

"I was a married woman and I had a baby. I would have adored it, but I just couldn't do it because I'm a lady."
- Ruth Warrick
(Related: Baby, Lady, Woman)

"Conversation didn't seem necessary when I put the accordion down and swung some young lady around the floor."
- Lawrence Welk
(Related: Conversation, Lady)

"I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing."
- Mae West
(Related: Lady, Imitation)

"Give us that grand word "woman" once again, and let's have done with "lady"; one's a term full of fine force, strong, beautiful, and firm, fit for the noblest use of tongue or pen; and one's a word for lackeys."
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
(Related: Force, Pen, Tongue, Word)

"I owe the public a good performance, the best I can give. We really bust our chops on 'CHiPs' but when I go home and get a weekend off, I want to spend it quietly, with my lady."
- Larry Wilcox
(Related: Home, Performance, Lady, Public, Want, Weekend)

"Today she is the lady of death, which I believe is the best muse to have."
- Kit Williams
(Related: Death, Lady, Today)

"Once upon a perfect night, unclouded and still, there came the face of a pale and beautiful lady. The tresses of her hair reached out to make the constellations, and the dewy vapours of her gown fell soft upon the land."
- Kit Williams
(Related: Lady, Hair, Land, Night)

"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)

"I got sick and tired of my lady wearing ugly underwear to bed, so I turned to the Internet."
- John Wilson
(Related: Bed, Lady, Internet, Ugly)

"I have bursts of being a lady, but it doesn't last long."
- Shelley Winters
(Related: Being, Lady)

"I'm a pretty quiet guy, but if people want to think of me as a lady killer, I guess that's good."
- James Woods
(Related: People, Lady, Pretty, Quiet, Want)

"For a change, lady luck seemed to be smiling on me. Then again, maybe the fickle wench was just lulling me into a false sense of security while she reached for a rock."
- Timothy Zahn
(Related: Change, Lady, Luck, Security, Sense)

"My best evenings are at home with my lady."
- Billy Zane
(Related: Home, Lady)