Quotation Explorer - 'Lady'

Let us be sure that the lady of our choice possesses certain tangible qualities that we admire; and if in other ways she falls short of our ideal, we must be patient and call to mind those qualities that first induced us to begin our courting. - Murasaki Shikibu
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
I never said she was a lady. - K. K Weakley
A young lady who faints may awake chivalrous sentiments in gentleman; a young lady who weeps engenders only a strong desire to be elsewhere. - Judith Brocklehurst
Agent Smith, a lady is never late, everyone is simply early. I said back, paraphrasing something I saw on a 20/20 special. Well, a lady isn’t exactly what they are expecting. - Rumi Antoinette
Your little r changes the status of a single lady ‘Ms’ into a respectable lady ‘Mrs’. Man, you make the difference! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat. - P. J. O'Rourke
SIREN, n. One of several musical prodigies famous for a vain attempt to dissuade Odysseus from a life on the ocean wave. Figuratively, any lady of splendid promise, dissembled purpose and disappointing performance. - Ambrose Bierce
It started In heaven I know Lady love may die Lady Love may grow But you know You’re my eternal love …………………. - sami abouzid
Lady Astor was also said to have responded to a question from Churchill about what disguise he should wear to a masquerade ball by saying, "Why don't you come sober, Prime Minister?"(Reported exchange with Winston Churchill) - Nancy Astor the Viscountess Astor
Tell me, Mr. Bennet, how can we amuse you during your visit? Do you hunt? Lady Catherine was spooning her turtle soup, blowing delicately to cool it.I am certain an animal would sooner die of laughter than gunshot wound if I even made the attempt. - Karen V. Wasylowski
Never be ruled by possessions, and never, ever make wealth more important to you than your self-respect and your dignity." - Lady Taylor - Julie Garwood
I felt like a champion because I was figuring shit out. I was a doer and a getter-doner, and it was okay to be identified by the neighbors as the little lady who had a dump truck of manure delivered, a load that made the entire neighborhood smell like a dairy barn for weeks. - Dee Williams
If a woman chooses to support her husband and become First Lady, I believe she must do so with the understanding that the public expects the full-meal deal. - Venita Ellick
The choices that women make sometimes seems provoking and at the same time amusing. I once met a lady who said she liked my amusing facial expression. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Your clothes should be tight enough to show you're a woman but loose enough to show you're a lady - Marilyn Monroe
A lady laced with grace . . . Such, is impossible to despise. - Ufuoma Apoki
Lady, I do not make up things. That is lies. Lies are not true. But the truth could be made up if yo know how. And that's the truth. - Lily Tomlin
Aunt Rosa, a fussy, angular, wild-eyed old lady, who had lived in a tremulous world of bad news, bankruptcies, train accidents, cancerous growths—until the Germans put her to death, together with all the people she had worried about. - Vladimir Nabokov
A lady is one who never shows her underwear unintentionally.
In the story of life"Hope" is the Hero who protects the Lady Love "Dream (Desire from the bad guy "Fear". - Wordions
I’m sorry, my lady, said Geric, rubbing his arm. But I failed to force an apology out of the offending goose. - Shannon Hale
But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way. - Jane Austen
Having been engaged rather a lot of times, was asked whether a lady should give back the ring. Her answer?"Of course dahlink, but first, you take out all the diamonds. - Zsa Zsa Gabor
I am a massive slag!" I think to myself, in a motivational way. "I'm a Lady Sex Adventuress! I'm a Pirate of Privates! I'm a swashfuckler!" ... I think of "Teenage Whore" by Courtney Love as my personal anthem. - Caitlin Moran
As when, O lady mine,With chiselled touchThe stone unhewn and coldBecomes a living mould,The more the marble wastes,The more the statue grows. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
A tip for increased sales or in situations of life or death: Try to always refer to the lady as Miss. or Ms. Using the term: Ma'am could piss her off. - Ginnetta Correli
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. - Margaret Thatcher
A ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman. - Herbert Spencer
Lady you bereft me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins, And there is such confusion in my powers. - William Shakespeare
To take away a woman's ability to walk is one thing; it's quite another to take away her ability to speak. -(Lady Meesha) I Am Lady Sasha -The Journey From Slave to Slave- - Julienne Russell
LADY BRACKNELLThis noise is extremely unpleasant. It sounds as if he was having an argument. I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing. - Oscar Wilde
(Exchange with Winston Churchill)Churchill explains that having a woman in Parliament was like having one intrude on him in the bathroom, to which the Lady Astor retorted, "Sir, you are not handsome enough to have such fears". - Nancy Astor the Viscountess Astor
Knowledge without wisdom is like a beautiful lady without morals - Ikechukwu Izuakor
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in reading a good novel, must be incredibly stupid - Jane Austen
A lady is a woman who makes it easy for a man to be a gentleman. - American Proverb
When a young man complains that a young lady has no heart, it is a pretty certain sign that she has his.
Sometimes, reality is the illusion, and the truth only visible where our eyes can’t see.- Lady Lalaigne - Jeanine Henning
I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing. - Mae West
In a world of twelve-years-olds in sexy boots and nans in sparkly mini-dresses, the surest way to tell the prostitute walking into a hotel at Heathrow is to look for the lady in the designer suit. - Belle de Jour
Now call your old lady and tell her to come out here. Go ahead and don't try no funny stuff. - Lois Charles
The month of May is the pleasant time; its face is beautiful; the blackbird sings his full song, the living wood is his holding, the cuckoos are singing and ever singing; there is a welcome before the brightness of the summer. Lady Gregory, Finn, Son of Cumhal - Lady Gregory, “Finn, Son of Cumhal”
You there, you look like a well-rounded lady, oh yes, and I mean well-rounded - TBBishiXO
Karma: I know I've seen this man someplace before.Artie (as McGuffey): Considering some of the places I frequent lady that's a comprising remark! Season 1Night of the Flaming Ghost - Wild Wild West TV
The element of chance in basic research is overrated. Chance is a lady who smiles only upon those few who know how to make her smile. - Hans Selye
If you opened the dictionary and searched for the meaning of a Goddess, you would find the reflection of a dancing lady. - Shah Asad Rizvi
If a man whistles at you, don't turn around. You are a lady not a dog. - Niall Horan
Is that vodka?' Margarita asked weakly. The cat jumped up from its chair in indignation. 'Excuse me, your majesty,' he squeaked, 'do you think I would give vodka to a lady? That is pure spirit! - Mihail Bulhakov
Lady Astor: Mr. Churchill, You're drunk! Winston Churchill: Yes, and you Madam, are ugly. But tomorrow I shall be sober.
Thoughtfulness for others, generosity, modesty, and self-respect are the qualities which make a real gentleman or lady. - Thomas H. Huxley
Look like a girl, act like a lady, think like a man and work like a dog. - Caroline K. Simon
When a man is ready to marry, he is often not too particular about the lady. - Eucharista Ward
In other words, for purposes of sex discrimination law, to be a woman means either to be like a man or like a lady. We have to meet either the male standard for males or the male standard for females. - Catharine MacKinnon
Really, I'm trying to care, Artemis, really. But I thought it was all supposed to be over when the fat lady sings. Well, she's singing, but it doesn't appear to be over - Eoin Colfer
BELLADONNA, n. In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues. - Ambrose Bierce
Redeemed humanity is still young, it has hardly come to its full strength. But already there is joy enough in the little finger of a great saint such as yonder lady to waken all the dead things of the universe into life. - C.S. Lewis
A true gentleman is one that apologizes anyways, even though he has not offended a lady intentionally. He is in a class all of his own because he knows the value of a woman's heart. - Shannon L. Alder
When a woman didn't enjoy it, she leaves early in the morning. Those who had a nice time will wait until the sun comes out, requests breakfast and taxi money. In the morning that lady requested breakfast and taxi money. You don't ask for taxi money from somebody who raped you. - Julius Malema
No young lady can be jastified in flling in love before the gentleman's love is declared - abhishek vicky
Love is a lady. Lust is a tramp. - Anne Clendening
The only man who could be worse than a bad woman is one who loves to see his face in one or the other ways more than a lady does always. - Anuj Somany
People vote for whom they believe will be the best president and representative for our country. The First Lady is not on the ballot. - Venita Ellick
Even if you love a lady, don't say you will take care of her while someone else is catering for your needs. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Only love of a good woman will make a man question every choice, every action. Only love makes a warrior hesitate for fear that his lady will find him cruel. Only love makes a man both the best he will ever be, and the weakest. Sometimes all in the same moment. -Wicked - Laurell K. Hamilton
I believe the era of the militant lady is back. - Sara Sheridan
I’m not sorry it stopped. [on Lady Gaga’s Poker Face] - David Mitchell
Lady Godiva costume is the most suitable clothes for young red ladies. - Bryanna Reid
Human feelings are queer things -- I am much happier -- black-leading the stove's -- making the beds and sweeping the floors at home, than I should be living like a fine lady anywhere else. - Charlotte Brontë
We’re going to make a tunnel for that ship. We’re going to make sure that little lady has every chance in the world to survive. If I get any trouble out of any of ya… he paused. I’ll handle it myself, do you understand? Johan… Vital Perception - D.L. Given
Strategy is buying a bottle of fine wine when you take a lady out for dinner. Tactics is getting her to drink it.
To an ignorant lady, she wants to look attractive and beautiful while some conscienceless men prey on her life. - Sunday Adelaja
Don't say the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream. - Mark Twain
I don't know about you, but I practice a disorganized religion. I belong to an unholy disorder. We call ourselves "Our Lady of the Perpetual Astonishment - Kurt Vonnegut
What is it about us lady authors and our fascination for the exclamation mark? - E.A. Bucchianeri
Your [...] is a really warm older Hispanic lady who has a beautiful laugh and loves to hug. If you are even a little bit nice to her she will make you feel great and maybe cook you delicious food. - Amy Poehler
To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady. - Wilson Mizner
And at the closing of the dayShe loosed the chain, and down she lay;The broad stream bore her far away,The Lady of Shallot. - Alfred Tennyson
A lady is as young as the gentleman she feels," said Roy and cackled happily. - M.C. Beaton
When asked my advice as I stroll through the town,A good lady knows how to take a political assassin down. - Mandy Nachampassack-Maloney
Money doesnt buy happiness of a lady. I mean a real lady not aSLUT. TRUST,LOVE and treating her like a queen is all that counts,nomatter what you have. - Tumelo Molotsi
The perversity of the human spirit is such that when a young lady longs for one specific partner, every other partner counts for nothing. - Monica Fairview
When I played Lady Day, I took Aba onstage with me as a joke. He started singing—in tune!—and the audience loved it., when asked what tricks her poodle did. - Eartha Kitt
You are everything you should be, and all that is enough. Be proud of who you are, and love who you will become. Lady Lalaigne to Nhakira, Chosen - Jeanine Henning Nhakira
I was in the supermarket the other day, and I met a lady in the aisle where they keep the generic brands. Her name was 'woman. - Steven Wright
A lady came up to me on the street and pointed to my suede jacket. "You know a cow was murdered for that jacket?" she sneered. I replied in a psychotic tone, "I didn't know there were any witnesses. Now I'll have to kill you too."
Something wrong with your child? Feed them and put them to bed. Something wrong with your man? Feed him and take him to bed. Lady Jeeha "Wolf Dawn - Susan Cartwright
Lucretia Jane Price. A sweet name for a sweet lady that smelled of roses, spoke with a sweet drawl, and was surely made of all the sweet country things a man who hadn't eaten a good meal in a long time could imagine -- molasses, sweet peas, sweet corn, freshly churned butter. - Linda Leigh Hargrove
Be patient, you are in good company. Our Lord Himself, our Lady, the apostles, and countless saints, both men and women, have been poor. - Francis de Sales
The older lady smiled a friendly welcome that rivaled her preserves for sweet appeal. She could have been someone’s grandmother complete with close-cropped white hair if she wasn’t wearing a worn Grateful Dead T-shirt over a long-sleeved thermal. The 1987 Summer Tour. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
The First Lady is an unpaid public servant elected by one person --- her husband. - Lady Bird Johnson
Trying is something we do when we think we can’t do something. Even if your doing is not as perfect as you would like, decide to do it, and you will. -- Lady Nimrod of Buckmore in The Princelings and the Lost City - Jemima Pett
Most insensible, corrupt, cheap, disrespectful young girls run after bad, rude, cocky, nonsensical boys, but a mature, educated, thoughtful, virtuos lady opts for a wise, well breed, experienced, humble, modest gentleman. - Michael Bassey Johnson
My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg
I should think that to hear such lovely music as that would really make him feel better. The lady gave a discriminating smile. I am afraid there are moments in life when even Beethoven has nothing to say to us. We must admit, however, that they are our worst moments. - Henry James
Unconsciously, I had doubts about everything around me, and all I had to do is to act selfish, and to walk through everything like a wise lady. So I attracted their eyes and I haunted their thoughts. - Sara Keddar
The lady doth protest too much, methinks. - William Shakespeare
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. - Jane Austen
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