Quotations on Ladies

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If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.
- Abigail Adams
(Keywords: Attention, Care, Ladies, Laws, Rebellion, Voice, Will)

I remember back when I was a kid there was a comic strip called Plastic Man. His body was elastic and he could make his extremities as long as he wanted. As a youngster I didn't fully appreciate. But I'm now thinking Plastic Man was probably pretty popular with the ladies.
- Ben Affleck
(Keywords: Body, Ladies, Man, Now, Popular, Pretty, Thinking)

I don't like traditions, I am very personal, very independent, I don't like intimate ladies, I mean in German lieder there's a lot of copy, a lot of imitation, a lot of tradition, and this I have put it aside.
- Victoria de los Angeles
(Keywords: Ladies, Imitation, Tradition, Traditions)

On landing at New York I caught the yellow fever. The kind man who commanded the ship that brought me from France took charge of me and placed me under the care of two Quaker ladies. To their skillful and untiring care I may safely say I owe my life.
- John James Audubon
(Keywords: Life, Care, France, Ladies, Man, May)

Tampa's crazy... The ladies in Tampa come in all flavors. I felt like I was at Dairy Queen.
- Luther Campbell
(Keywords: Ladies, Queen)

With all of you men out there who think that having a thousand different ladies is pretty cool, I have learned in my life I've found out that having one woman a thousand different times is much more satisfying.
- Wilt Chamberlain
(Keywords: Life, Men, Ladies, Pretty, Woman)

Dressing up as decrepit old ladies, and even decrepit young ladies, was one of our staples.
- Graham Chapman
(Keywords: Ladies, Old)

I think it kind of took being a character actor to kind of now enter into leading ladies.
- Patricia Clarkson
(Keywords: Character, Actor, Being, Ladies, Leading, Now)

Ladies and gentlemen, my mother thanks you, my father thanks you, my sister thanks you, and I thank you!
- George M. Cohan
(Keywords: Mother, Father, Sister, Ladies, Gentlemen)

Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Keywords: Happiness, Love, Fashion, Ladies, Pride, Vanity)

I requested the gentlemen to put on their hats, and the ladies their shawls, to avoid catching cold, and then had the windows widely opened. This proceeding caused some astonishment and alarm at first; for the Americans generally have a dread of cold air.
- George Combe
(Keywords: Americans, First, Ladies, Gentlemen, Windows)

Ladies and Gentleman, the Bronx is burning.
- Howard Cosell
(Keywords: Ladies, Gentleman)

As a matter of fact, if you do not take into account, as Congressman Ross just stated, the Social Security surplus, our fiscal deficit, ladies and gentlemen, is over $700 billion today.
- Jim Costa
(Keywords: Fact, Ladies, Gentlemen, Security, Today)

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
(Keywords: Home, Ladies, Lady)

I'm interested in playing old ladies because I am becoming one. And I want to become a very good one!
- Tyne Daly
(Keywords: Ladies, Old, Want)

First of all, ladies and gentlemen, you must forget that you are singers.
- Claude Debussy
(Keywords: First, Forget, Ladies, Gentlemen)

I had two sisters, and we would love to get dressed up and pretend that we were chic, sophisticated ladies. And I think that was a great sort of preparation, in a way.
- Suzanne Farrell
(Keywords: Love, Ladies, Preparation, Sisters)

If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate: The "Ode on a Grecian Urn" is worth any number of old ladies.
- William Faulkner
(Keywords: Mother, Ladies, Old, Will, Worth, Writer)

The first organised opposition by women to women's suffrage in England dates from 1889, when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women.
- Millicent Fawcett
(Keywords: Women, EnglFirst, Ladies, Opposition)

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
(Keywords: Discipline, Ladies, Obedience, Parents)

There is a cliche that men want their women to be ladies in public and hookers behind closed doors. I want my woman to be the sharper image robot so that she can be turned off.
- Al Goldstein
(Keywords: Men, Women, Ladies, Public, Want, Woman)

Some autistic children cannot stand the sound of certain voices. I have come across cases where teachers tell me that certain children have problems with their voice or another person's voice. This problem tends to be related to high-pitched ladies' voices.
- Temple Grandin
(Keywords: Children, Ladies, Problems, Sound, Teachers, Voice)

Mornin' ladies, my goodness don't you look happy. Must be cuttin' somebody up pretty good.
- Andy Griffith
(Keywords: Ladies, Goodness, Pretty)

When little old ladies recognize a guy who was Mr. Olympia, that's saying something. That means I've been able to cross lines as far as marketability is concerned.
- Lee Haney
(Keywords: Ladies, Old, Saying)

Ladies and gentlemen, on the occasion of my election I received many letters from people representing all segments of the population and all professions, especially from the younger generation, linking my inauguration with great - far too great - expectations.
- Gustav Heinemann
(Keywords: People, Expectations, Ladies, Gentlemen, Letters, Population)

Ladies and gentlemen, I take office at a time in which the world is living in extreme contradictions.
- Gustav Heinemann
(Keywords: Time, Extreme, Ladies, Gentlemen, Living, Office, World)

Ladies and gentleman, I've suffered for my music, now it's your turn.
- Neil Innes
(Keywords: Music, Ladies, Gentleman, Now)

Some men tend to cling to old intellectual excitements, just as some belles, when they are old ladies, still cling to the fashions and coiffures of their exciting youth.
- Jane Jacobs
(Keywords: Men, Ladies, Old, Youth)

And ladies, build up your husband by being submissive. That's how you will give your children success; you will want your children to be obedient, to be submissive to righteous living.
- Warren Jeffs
(Keywords: Success, Husband, Being, Children, Ladies, Living, Want, Will)

Terrorism, ladies and gentlemen, in my eyes I have a very, very, very simple explanation. Gangs of criminals, killers, used unfortunately by certain governments in the past for political purposes, who are on their own now as gangs.
- Hamid Karzai
(Keywords: Eyes, Ladies, Gentlemen, Now, Past, Terrorism)

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

I know these jokes aren't great, ladies and gentlemen, see this is the problem you run into when you're between impeachments.
- David Letterman
(Keywords: Ladies, Gentlemen, Jokes)

The truth does not require a majority to prevail, ladies and gentlemen. The truth is its own power. The truth will out. Never forget that.
- Rush Limbaugh
(Keywords: Power, Truth, Forget, Ladies, Gentlemen, Majority, Will)

Obama had the audacity to say, 'I have unequivocally prohibited the use of torture by the United States.' Ladies and gentlemen, torture in the United States has always been illegal.
- Rush Limbaugh
(Keywords: Ladies, Gentlemen, states, United)

The miniskirt enables young ladies to run faster, and because of it, they may have to.
- John Lindsay
(Keywords: Ladies, May)

But there were women in the world, and from them each of our heroes had taken to himself a wife. The good ladies were no strangers to the prowess of their husbands. and, strange as it may seem, they presumed a little upon it.
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
(Keywords: Women, Wife, Ladies, Heroes, Husbands, May, Strangers, World)

We sat down and read it for the first time and I thanked God under my breath, because they were all so good. And my leading ladies are both exceptional. I mean, everybody in the play. I could just go on all night about them.
- Gavin MacLeod
(Keywords: Time, God, First, Ladies, Leading, Night, Play)

We must admit that it is quite common that people do have affairs with their leading ladies and men.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Men, People, Ladies, Leading)

The problems with First Ladies is that you have to set the standard. My role is to be both star and slave.
- Imelda Marcos
(Keywords: First, Ladies, Problems)

I had no idea what to expect when we did Ladies' Night. I didn't think it was going to get nominated for a Grammy. I didn't know that we would have to perform on the MTV Awards show.
- Angie Martinez
(Keywords: Idea, Awards, Ladies, Night)

You think that somehow they didn't come after me to get rid of me because my vote is the deciding vote in the health care bill? Then, ladies and gentlemen, you live today in a world that is so innocent as to not understand what's going on in Washington, D.C.
- Eric Massa
(Keywords: Health, Care, Ladies, Gentlemen, Today, Vote, Washington, World)

I was a little doubtful about the propriety of going to the Mammoth Cave without a gentleman escort, but if two ladies travel alone they must have the courage of men.
- Maria Mitchell
(Keywords: Men, Travel, Courage, Ladies, Gentleman)

She kindly laments that I am not of the party, and to be sure I honour great ladies, and I admire great wits, but I am of the same opinion in regard to assemblies that is held concerning oysters, that they are never good in a month that has not the letter R in it.
- Elizabeth Montagu
(Keywords: Ladies, Opinion, Oysters, Party)

Ladies and gentlemen, I wish I had better news for you but we are facing a storm that most of us have feared. This is a threat that we've never faced before.
- Ray Nagin
(Keywords: Ladies, Gentlemen, News)

Little old ladies of both sexes. Why do I let them bother me?
- John O'Hara
(Keywords: Ladies, Old, Sexes)

It's hard to do it because you gotta look people in the eye and tell 'em they're irresponsible and lazy. And who's gonna wanna do that? Because that's what poverty is, ladies and gentlemen. In this country, you can succeed if you get educated and work hard. Period. Period.
- Bill O'Reilly
(Keywords: Work, People, Country, Eye, Ladies, Gentlemen, Poverty, Succeed)

Ladies be seated, the party has only begun.
- Johnny Olson
(Keywords: Ladies, Party)

I'm not confident with the ladies. I can't just ask someone out in a club. I'd like to say I'm a gentleman.
- Christopher Parker
(Keywords: Ladies, Gentleman)

I once heard two ladies going on and on about the pains of childbirth and how men don't seem to know what real pain is. I asked if either of them ever got themselves caught in a zipper.
- Emo Philips
(Keywords: Men, Ladies, Pain)

Although a lot of pain for a little screen time; Shaving legs, waxing eyebrows, high heels, trying to put on a bra, losing weight because women's clothes are SO revealing - Ladies you have my respect.
- Lou Diamond Phillips
(Keywords: Time, Women, Clothes, Ladies, Losing, Pain, Respect, Trying, Weight)



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