Favorite Quotations ~  Women With Wisdom, 2 Hope Through Heartsongs

"Women would rather be right than reasonable." ~ Ogden Nash

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My vigor, vitality, and cheek repel me. I am the kind of woman I would run away from. ~ Nancy Astor

A sphere is made up of not one, but an infinite number of circles; women have diverse gifts, and to say that women's sphere is the family circle is a mathematical absurdity. ~ Maria Mitchell

She had always been too wise to tell him all she thought and felt, knowing by some intuition of her own womanhood that no  man wants to know everything of any woman. ~ Pearl S. Buck

The challenge now is to practice politics as the art of making what appears to be impossible, possible. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton

God created woman. And boredom did indeed cease from that moment--but many other things ceased as well! ~ Friedrich W. Nietzsche

Women are most fascinating between the ages of thirty-five and forty, after they have won a few races and know how to pace themselves. Since few women ever pass forty, maximum fascination can continue indefinitely. ~ Christian Dior

If a woman hasn't got a tiny streak of harlot in her, she is a dry stick as a rule. ~ D. H. Lawrence

A woman can keep one secret the secret of her age. ~ Voltaire

It has been women who have breathed gentleness and care into the hard progress of mankind. ~ Queen Elizabeth II

The mandate to be liked and BE like everyone else is hard-wired into the American girl's brain at a terribly young age -- along with the twin burden of being/looking perfect, finding the perfect mate, and having the perfect life. ~ Debra Ollivier

It certainly must have been a relief for women of the country to realize that one could be a woman and a lady and yet be thoroughly political. ~ Pearl S. Buck

If there were no girls like them in the world, there would be no poetry. ~ Willa Cather, My Antonia

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