Lady Quotes

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

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

Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.

Margaret Thatcher

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

William Shakespeare

The most important job is not to be governor, or first lady in my case.

George W. Bush

They say there's microbes in a kiss, This rumor is most rife, Come, lady dear, and make of me - An invalid for life


Love with delight discourses in my mind Upon my lady's admirable gifts... Beyond the range of human intellect.

Durante degli Alighieri

In his arms, my lady lay asleep, wrapped in a veil. He woke her then and trembling and obedient she ate that burning heart out of his hand. Weeping I saw him then depart from me.

Durante degli Alighieri

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