Lady Quotes And Sayings

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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.
~By Dorothy Fields ~


My lady's presence makes the roses red, because to see her lips they blush for shame.
~By Henry Constable ~


Teach not thy lip such scorn, for it was made For kissing, lady, not for such contempt.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Where does a man get inspiration to write a song like that? Well, he gets it from the landlady once a month.
~By John Michael Hayes ~


Your dresses should be tight enough to show you're a woman and loose enough to show you're a lady.
~By Edith Head ~


The more you act like a lady, the more he'll act like a gentleman.
~By Sydney Biddle Barrows ~


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.
~By Julie Andrews ~


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.
~By Larry Wilcox ~


I was first to break the news about the death of Lady Diana. The CNN team couldn't get into makeup fast enough.
~By Matt Drudge ~


Most men's anger about religion is as if two men should quarrel for a lady they neither of them care for.
~By Edward F. Halifax ~


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.
~By Julie Andrews ~


The lady doth protest too much, methinks.
~By William Shakespeare ~


In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated.
~By Walter Annenberg ~


My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.
~By Ruth Bader Ginsburg ~


I am here to play women's tennis. I'm a lady. Predominantly, most of the time I always like to play ladies.
~By Serena Williams ~


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.
~By Adolph Green ~


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.
~By Bobby Orr ~


I love Joan Collins. She's a wonderful lady. She has such courage. She's such a good actress.
~By Robert Wagner ~


The only song I can sing is "Lady in Red" so that must tell you how great it must have been.
~By Diane Kruger ~


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?
~By J. M. Coetzee ~


My best evenings are at home with my lady.
~By Billy Zane ~


I won't quit to become someone's old lady.
~By Janis Joplin ~


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.
~By Timothy Zahn ~


It's easier to make fun of a first lady than for a first lady to have fun. The scrutiny is ferocious.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


Accuracy to a newspaper is what virtue is to a lady; but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


I like to be treated as a lady.
~By Sharon Stone ~


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.
~By Pauline Hanson ~


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.
~By Berke Breathed ~


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.'
~By Marie Osmond ~


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.
~By Karl Philipp Moritz ~


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.
~By Kit Williams ~


But love's a malady without a cure.
~By John Dryden ~


Don't say the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream.
~By Mark Twain ~


Like all New York hotel lady cashiers she had red hair and had been disappointed in her first husband.
~By Al Capp ~


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.
~By Elizabeth Hurley ~


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.
~By Daisy Fuentes ~


Marriage: a ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
~By Jane Austen ~


Everybody thinks about Bo Derek as being this extravagant looking lady but she is also a wonderful actress.
~By Wayne Rogers ~


Any lady who is first lady likes being first lady. I don't care what they say, they like it.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing.
~By Mae West ~


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.
~By Laura Bush ~


I don't want to die an old lady.
~By Edith Piaf ~


Whatever your fight, don't be ladylike.
~By Mother Jones ~


To mankind in general Macbeth and Lady Macbeth stand out as the supreme type of all that a host and hostess should not be.
~By Max Beerbohm ~


You may be a princess or the richest woman in the world, but you cannot be more than a lady.
~By Jennie Churchill ~


An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold, and her preparations for viewing were awesome.
~By William Manchester ~


I play a nice crazy lady whose morals are right but who is really foundering.
~By Mary Crosby ~


When a young man complains that a young lady has no heart, it's pretty certain that she has his.
~By George Dennison Prentice ~


What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.
~By Brigitte Bardot ~


Actors worry about bad breath, weight, receding hairlines and why their leading lady looks like their daughter.
~By Matthew Ashford ~


Strategy is buying a bottle of fine wine when you take a lady out for dinner. Tactics is getting her to drink it.
~By Frank Muir ~


The one thing I do not want to be called is First Lady. It sounds like a saddle horse.
~By Jackie Kennedy ~


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.
~By Liza Minnelli ~


I am First Lady by accident. I was not elected by the people but here I am.
~By Imelda Marcos ~


Lucille was a darling lady. Probably the finest comedienne in the business.
~By Robert Stack ~


I see the first lady as another means to keep a president from becoming isolated.
~By Nancy Reagan ~


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!'
~By Kristin Davis ~


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.
~By Sasha Cohen ~


Then when Gladys Knight came in to do my songs that was the straw that broke the camel's back.
~By Brenda Holloway ~


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.
~By Charles Phillips ~


Somebody who never got over the embarrassing fact that he was born in bed with a lady.
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


I just put on what the lady says. I've been married three times, so I've had lots of supervision.
~By Upton Sinclair ~


I asked the waiter, 'Is this milk fresh?' He said, 'Lady, three hours ago it was grass.'
~By Phyllis Diller ~


And then also I think it's harder for women because comedy is so opposite of being ladylike.
~By Wanda Sykes ~


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.
~By Stephen Leacock ~


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.
~By Mike Epps ~


What Britain needs is an iron lady.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


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.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.
~By Joseph Addison ~


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.
~By Bram Stoker ~


This lady is not for turning.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


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.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


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.
~By William Petersen ~


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.
~By Joseph Force Crater ~


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.
~By Victoria Jackson ~


I'm a pretty quiet guy, but if people want to think of me as a lady killer, I guess that's good.
~By James Woods ~


I find the medicine worse than the malady.
~By John Fletcher ~


Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


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.
~By Dana Carvey ~


For us she is not the iron lady. She is the kind, dear Mrs. Thatcher.
~By Alexander Dubcek ~


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.
~By Gloria Gaynor ~


An unattempted lady could not vaunt of her chastity.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


I'd make a wonderful Lady Macbeth. I'll wear a pair of platform shoes or something.
~By Bette Midler ~


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.
~By Ella Wheeler Wilcox ~


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.
~By Haley Barbour ~


I think that tennis is a lady's sport, so we should look out there like ladies.
~By Anna Kournikova ~


That's my opportunity to hide behind that old lady and say what I want to say.
~By Vicki Lawrence ~


A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art.
~By Louis Nizer ~


I'm being treated like a sex object, cried the lady. No matter. I will take care of it, said Time soothingly.
~By Mason Cooley ~


I'll be a wife and mother first, then First Lady.
~By Jackie Kennedy ~


I have bursts of being a lady, but it doesn't last long.
~By Shelley Winters ~


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.
~By Lydia M. Child ~


It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


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.
~By Jay London ~


She was a great lady. We raised three boys, were together as long as she lived, and now she's passed on.
~By Earl Scruggs ~


I'm no lady; I'm a member of Congress, and I'll proceed on that basis.
~By Mary Teresa Norton ~


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.
~By Arthur Godfrey ~


You know I'm an actress, not just a funny lady.
~By Doris Roberts ~


No lady is ever a gentleman.
~By James Branch Cabell ~

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