Quotations on Girls
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I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time, after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher, a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage.
- Kate Adie
(Keywords: Marriage, Time, Church, England, Girls, School, University, Woman)
Girls are so queer you never know what they mean. They say No when they mean Yes, and drive a man out of his wits for the fun of it.
- Louisa May Alcott
(Keywords: Fun, Girls, Man)
If a man works like a horse for his money, there are a lot of girls anxious to take him down the bridal path.
- Marty Allen
(Keywords: Money, Girls, Man)
I've also been working with the Challengers Club in the inner city of Los Angeles for 15 years now, I guess, and it's essentially an inner-city recreation club for boys and girls.
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Keywords: Boys, Girls, Now, Recreation, Years)
There was one public school for boys, and one for girls, but Jewish children were admitted in limited numbers - only ten to a hundred; and even the lucky ones had their troubles.
- Mary Antin
(Keywords: Boys, Children, Girls, Numbers, Public, School)
Men want girls. Most men want little girls. They want them in film. They want to look at them. That's all they want. An evolved man is not going to look that way.
- Rosanna Arquette
(Keywords: Men, Film, Girls, Man, Want)
Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being.
- Jane Austen
(Keywords: Women, Being, Girls, Man, Will)
I never cared for fashion much, amusing little seams and witty little pleats: it was the girls I liked.
- David Bailey
(Keywords: Fashion, Girls, Witty)
You can't fool television viewers with dancing girls and flashing lights.
- Bob Barker
(Keywords: Dancing, Fool, Girls, Television)
Not eating breakfast is the worst thing you can do, that's really the take-home message for teenage girls.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Eating, Girls, Teenage)
Nancy Drew was always changing her outfits. I despised girls' clothing, I couldn't wait to get home from school and get out of it. The last thing I wanted to read was minute descriptions of Nancy's frocks.
- Alison Bechdel
(Keywords: Home, Girls, School)
Girls had never been important. I'd had a girlfriend or two and had liked them a lot but it wasn't love, because my first love was tennis.
- Boris Becker
(Keywords: Love, Girlfriend, First, First love, Girls, Tennis)
There's room for boys' and girls' football in the world-that's what I believe.
- David Beckham
(Keywords: Boys, Football, Girls, World)
I get letters from kids, teenagers and young girls who just want to be Mac. I've had quite a few people actually say that they're going to become a Marine or a JAG lawyer because of me... the character. I think that's pretty cool!
- Catherine Bell
(Keywords: People, Character, Girls, Kids, Letters, Pretty, Teenagers, Want)
I think it's great that she's not perfect and wasn't perfect. I think that's maybe why so many young girls and different people look up to Mac and respect her even more.
- Catherine Bell
(Keywords: People, Girls, Respect)
By the time I was in high school, Roe v. Wade had passed, so that was also happening; girls were getting pregnant and getting abortions - and that happened in my school too.
- Annette Bening
(Keywords: Time, Girls, School)
A lot of girls annoy me who go to university - one girl told me she was going to Oxford because it was something to do between leaving school and getting married. And I've got to pay for that being an income tax payer.
- Jeffrey Bernard
(Keywords: Being, Tax, Girls, Income, School, University)
The Beliebers have done some pretty crazy stuff. Last week, the night before I was due to do a show in Germany, four girls went into a dumpster so they could sneak into the building. They climbed in and hid. When the guys working on the truck started getting the garbage they found them straight away. It was crazy.
- Justin Bieber
(Keywords: Building, Germany, Girls, Night, Pretty)
Cheryl Cole and Katy Perry are two of the hottest girls in the world - and so normal and funny with it. If I was a few years older they are the kind of girls I'd like to date. I want a younger version of Cheryl and Katy - a mixture of the two would be hot.
- Justin Bieber
(Keywords: Funny, Girls, Want, World, Years)
But because it was able to balance that kind of humor with a sweet story and characters you really rooted for and also got across the girls' point of view, I've heard nothing but great things from younger and older females as well.
- Jason Biggs
(Keywords: Humor, Balance, Girls, Nothing)
My position now, especially in this town, adds an element of skepticism with people you meet - especially girls. I mean, it becomes a lot more difficult.
- Jason Biggs
(Keywords: People, Girls, Now, Skepticism)
Watch MTV and you can see what the music scene is like in England. The Spice Girls? Not a lot of creativity in the commercial area. There are still great musicians in England, but not a lot being heard that much.
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Keywords: Music, Creativity, Being, England, Girls, Musicians)
A lot of girls ask for advice on how to get into acting, and I'm kind of the worst person to ask, because it just kind of fell in my lap... I was just in the right place at the right time.
- Alexis Bledel
(Keywords: Time, Acting, Advice, Girls, Right)
When I'm out with my girlfriends at the bar, and I see some young 18-year old boy, just for fun I say, 'Hi honey. Do you like girls? Do you like girls exclusively? Oh, good.'
- Yasmine Bleeth
(Keywords: Fun, Girlfriends, Girls, Old)
I like outgoing girls with a lovely smile and beautiful eyes.
- Corbin Bleu
(Keywords: Eyes, Girls, Smile)
A friend told me that teenage girls are always looking for someone to pin their dreams on. That doesn't make it any less weird though.
- Orlando Bloom
(Keywords: Dreams, Friend, Girls, Teenage)
A group of us started a community center in Santa Monica. We've tried different programs, and three have worked really well. A poetry group. Once a week we visit Venice High and talk to girls at risk.
- Lisa Bonet
(Keywords: Poetry, Community, Girls, Risk, Talk, Venice, Visit)
Girls Incorporated of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey continues to advance their cause and to strengthen their community by aspiring to open a Girl's Center for Philadelphia.
- Robert Brady
(Keywords: Cause, Community, Girls, Open)
I think that you have to do everything you can do to empower girls when they are young, from their education, to their successful independence, to their sexual self-knowledge.
- Susie Bright
(Keywords: Education, Successful, Independence, Girls, Self)
I like low-maintenance girls, but at the same time, classy. She needs to take care of herself. But also be a girl who isn't afraid to get sweaty and play basketball, so it's cool if she's a tomboy.
- Chris Brown
(Keywords: Time, Basketball, Care, Girls, Needs, Play)
I didn't understand that I could sing until I was like 11 or 12. My mom heard me singing around the house and she said, What are you doing? You really can sing! So then I started going to school and singing to the girls.
- Chris Brown
(Keywords: Mom, Girls, School, Singing)
Every year I teach dozens of students at the University of Birmingham. Most of the students on the gender and sexuality courses are women. I guess this is because the boys don't think that gender applies to them: that it's a subject for girls.
- Louise Brown
(Keywords: Women, Boys, Gender, Girls, Sexuality, Students, University)
The Dancing Girls of Lahore was offered to dozens of British publishers and was turned down by everyone. It is still on offer in the U.K., but I'm not confident there will be any takers.
- Louise Brown
(Keywords: Dancing, Girls, Will)
Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl?
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Keywords: Life, Blush, Fire, Girls, Gnats, Shame, Wishing)
You should not take a fellow eight years old and make him swear to never kiss the girls.
- Robert Browning
(Keywords: Kiss, Girls, Old, Years)
Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can't get what they want by being smart, they can get it by being dumb.
- Yul Brynner
(Keywords: Being, Dumb, Girls, Want)
I want to find a way to reach young women emotionally and also to start providing clothing for them so that they can wear the same things their thin friends can wear. I really want to do evening wear and prom dresses for these girls.
- Delta Burke
(Keywords: Women, Evening, Friends, Girls, Want)
I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up. I wish my grandmother had done the same. I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett
(Keywords: Mother, Girls, Growing up)
Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It's when you make your best friends - I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.
- Sophia Bush
(Keywords: Time, Teen, Heart, Being, Friends, Girls, Talk, Will)
Around 7 years old, we girls took dancing lessons, joined the Brownies, the Girl Scouts, the 4H Club.
- Ruth Buzzi
(Keywords: Dancing, Girls, Old, Years)
I was always too mature for my age - and not very happy. I had no young friends. I wish I could go back to those days. If I could only live it all again, how I would play and enjoy other girls. What a fool I was.
- Maria Callas
(Keywords: Age, Fool, Friends, Girls, Play)
There is a lot of good quality music being made and from this tour and the touring we've been doing over the 10 years there has definitely been a big pickup in people showing up, especially in girls 18-24.
- John Campbell
(Keywords: Music, Quality, People, Being, Girls, Years)
It was pretty extensive - we worked out 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, for 3 months, which I think is more than anybody in the Olympics. I thought well I don't need this, the girls need it, but it was a gift.
- David Carradine
(Keywords: Thought, Day, Girls, Months, Pretty)
I remember when my mother pointed to a stone, and she said this was the kind of stone people used to place on the feet of the baby girls to stop them trying to climb away and unbind their feet.
- Jung Chang
(Keywords: Mother, People, Baby, Feet, Girls, Trying)
For the past few years, I was the more visible Asian performer, and I think it gave young girls a kind of role model showing it's possible to actually reach success doing movies.
- Joan Chen
(Keywords: Movies, Success, Girls, Past, Years)
Expecting to be able to get rid of the competitive drive, first of all, flies in the face of human nature - and little girls certainly have this drive, as much as little boys do, or at least the little girls I have observed in my immediate family have it.
- Lynne Cheney
(Keywords: Family, Nature, Boys, First, Flies, Girls, Human nature)
I like to rock and roll, but I'm a mushy guy, too. I want to be the guy that all the girls love and all the guys want to hang out with.
- Kenny Chesney
(Keywords: Love, Girls, Want)
If there was a distraction I'd get up and jump out the window. I was quite out of hand. In schools like that I don't think they expect that girls are going to behave in such an outrageous fashion.
- Diane Cilento
(Keywords: Fashion, Girls, Schools)
In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change.
- Hillary Clinton
(Keywords: Change, Women, Girls, Globalization, March)
Particular individuals who might never consider dropping out if they were in a different high school might decide to drop out if they attended a school where many boys and girls did so.
- James S. Coleman
(Keywords: Boys, Girls, School)