Lady Quotes

This is my chance to help this lady put some money in her pocket. Let me explain how the economy works. When you spend money to buy food it helps this lady's business. It makes it more likely somebody is going to find work. So instead of asking questions, answer mine: are you going to buy some food?

George Walker Bush

I'm not wild about the term first lady. I'd just like to be called Laura Bush.

Laura Welch Bush

Remember the old saying, "Faint heart ne'er won fair lady."

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

No gentleman ever discusses any relationship with a lady.

Keith Miller

There was a young lady named Bright, Whose speed was far faster than light; She started one day In a relative way, And returned on the previous night.

Arthur Henry Reginald Buller

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

The crown is not my right, and pleaseth me not. The Lady Mary is the rightful heir.

Jane Grey

A lady of what is commonly called an uncertain temper -- a phrase which being interpreted signifies a temper tolerably certain to make everybody more or less uncomfortable.

Charles Dickens

There was one on Kentucky Avenue that sunk so much that a lady couldn't even get out of her driveway.

Homer

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

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

HAG, n. An elderly lady whom you do not happen to like; sometimes called, also, a hen, or cat. Old witches, sorceresses, etc., were called hags from the belief that their heads were surrounded by a kind of baleful lumination or nimbus --hag being the popular name of that peculiar electrical light sometimes observed in the hair. At one time hag was not a word of reproach: Drayton speaks of a "beautiful hag, all smiles," much as Shakespeare said, "sweet wench." It would not now be proper to call your sweetheart a hag --that compliment is reserved for the use of her grandchildren.

Ambrose Bierce

It finally happened. I got the GPS lady so confused, she said, "In one-quarter mile, make a legal stop and ask directions."

Robert Brault,

I can stand up for hope, faith, love But while I'm getting over certainty Stop helping God across the road Like a little old lady

Paul David Hewson

When a young man complains that a young lady has no heart, it's pretty certain that she has his

George Dennison Prentice

Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction.

Adlai E. Stevenson

... and after having observed that she herself could never eat pine-apples, which were altogether unnatural productions, extorted by the force of artificial fire out of filthy manure, asked, with a faltering voice, if Mrs. Pickle was not of her way of thinking? This young lady, who wanted neither slyness nor penetration, at once divined her meaning, and replied, with seeming unconcern, that for her own part she should never repine if there was no pine-apple in the universe, provided she could indulge herself with the ...

Tobias Smollett

Lady of the Mere, Sole-sitting by the shores of old romance.

William Wordsworth

Starch makes the gentleman, etiquette the lady.

George Bryan Brummell

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

HOURI, n. A comely female inhabiting the Mohammedan Paradise to make things cheery for the good Mussulman, whose belief in her existence marks a noble discontent with his earthly spouse, whom he denies a soul. By that good lady the Houris are said to be held in deficient esteem.

Ambrose Bierce

Getting on a plane, I told the ticket lady, "Send one of my bags to New York, send one to Los Angeles, and send one to Miami." She said, "We can't do that!" I told her, "You did it last week!"

Henny Youngman

This is the monstrosity in love, lady, that the will is infinite and the execution confined; that the desire is boundless, and the act a slave to limit.

William Shakespeare

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

Matthew Ashford

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