Quotes from Women
Inside every older person is a younger person—wondering what the hell happened.
—Cora Harvey Armstrong
The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.
—Helen Hayes (at 73)
I refuse to think of them as chin hairs. I think of them as stray eyebrows.
A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who never owned a car.
My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being, hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint.
Old age ain't no place for sissies.
A man's got to do what a man's got to do. A woman must do what he can't.
The phrase "working mother" is redundant.
Whatever women must do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart.
I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb ... and I'm also not blonde.
I'm not going to vacuum 'til Sears makes one you can ride on.
When women are depressed they either eat or go shopping. Men invade another country.
Behind every successful man is a surprised woman.
In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man—if you want anything done, ask a woman.
I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.
—Zsa Zsa Gabor
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This story was published on May 13, 2003.