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  1. "If you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a horrible warning. "
    -- Catherine Aird

  2. "Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead."
    -- Louisa May Alcott

  3. "The main thing in one's own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry."
    -- Maya Angelou

  4. "A woman who is convinced that she deserves to accept only the best challenges herself to give the best. Then she is living phenomenally."
    -- Maya Angelou

  5. "Look for the beauty in things."
    -- Maya Angelou

  6. "History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again."
    -- Maya Angelou

  7. "The honorary duty of a human being is to love."
    -- Maya Angelou

  8. "Troubles are a blessing that force you to change, to believe."
    -- Maya Angelou

  9. "Human beings are more alike than unalike, and what is true anywhere is true everywhere, yet I encourage travel to as many destinations as possible for the sake of education as well as pleasure."
    -- Maya Angelou

  10. "Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening."
    -- Maya Angelou

  11. "Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns all clean."
    -- Maya Angelou

  12. "If you don't like something change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain."
    -- Maya Angelou

  13. "Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it."
    -- Maya Angelou

  14. "Love is that condition in the human spirit so profound that it allows me to survive, and better than that, to thrive with passion, compassion, and style."
    -- Maya Angelou

  15. "Laugh as much as you can."
    -- Maya Angelou

  16. "One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest."
    -- Maya Angelou

  17. "A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song."
    -- Maya Angelou

  18. "Poetry is music written for the human voice."
    -- Maya Angelou

  19. "Independence is happiness."
    -- Susan B. Anthony

  20. "Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation."
    -- Susan B. Anthony

  21. "You don't get to choose how you're going to die. Or when. You can decide how you're going to live now."
    --Joan Baez

  22. "I'm not going to vacuum 'til Sears makes one you can ride on. "
    -- Roseanne Barr

  23. "My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint. "
  24. "My type of humor is almost pure identification. A housewife reads my column and says, 'But that's happened to ME! I know just what she's talking about!'…Basically women work alone when they're at home. They think no one is feeling what they are feeling, that no one understands their daily frustrations. But we do; we all do."
  25. "When women are depressed they either eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. "
    -- Elayne Boosler

  26. "A woman cannot do the thing she ought, which means whatever perfect thing she can, in life, in art, in science, but she fears to let the perfect action take her part and rest there: she must prove what she can do before she does it, -- prate of woman's rights, of woman's mission, woman's function, till the men (who are prating, too, on their side) cry, ''A woman's function plainly is... to talk.'' Poor souls, they are very reasonably vexed!"
    -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  27. "Eve is a twofold mystery."
    -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  28. "We stand now where two roads diverge. But unlike the roads in Robert Frost's familiar poem, they are not equally fair. The road we have long been traveling is deceptively easy, a smooth superhighway on which we progress with great speed, but at its end lies disaster. The other fork of the road - the one "less traveled by" - offers our last, our only chance to reach a destination that assures the preservation of the earth."
    -- Rachel Carson

  29. "The trouble with some women is they get all excited about nothing, and then they marry him."
    -- Cher

  30. "Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood."
    -- Marie Curie

  31. "Old age ain't no place for sissies. "
    -- Bette Davis

  32. "I'm the nicest goddamn dame that ever lived."
    -- Bette Davis

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  33. "I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year."
    -- Bette Davis

  34. "When a man gives his opinion he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion she's a bitch."
    -- Bette Davis

  35. "The soul should always stand ajar. Ready to welcome the ecstatic experience."
    -- Emily Dickinson

  36. "Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail their failure must be but a challenge to others."
    -- Amelia Earhart

  37. "The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune."
    -- Amelia Earhart

  38. "Toughness doesn't have to come in a pinstripe suit."
    -- Dianne Feinstein

  39. "It isn't where you came from, its where you're going that counts."
    -- Ella Fitzgerald

  40. "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
    -- Anne Frank

  41. "I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house. "
    -- Zsa Zsa Gabor

  42. "A man's got to do what a man's got to do. A woman must do what he can't. "
    -- Rhonda Hansome

  43. "The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy. "
    -- Helen Hayes (at 73)

  44. "As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  45. "Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it - I would have made a terrible mother."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  46. "Enemies are so stimulating."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  47. "I have many regrets, and I'm sure everyone does. The stupid things you do, you regret if you have any sense, and if you don't regret them, maybe you're stupid."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  48. "I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be the inferior sex."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  49. "If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  50. "If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  51. "If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  52. "Life is hard. After all, it kills you."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  53. "Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  54. "Living wasn't easy for you, was it? You couldn't enter your own life, but you could be someone else. You weren't you then; you were safe."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  55. "Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get - only with what you are expecting to give - which is everything."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  56. "Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  57. "Plain women know more about men than beautiful women do."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  58. "Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  59. "Without discipline, there's no life at all."
    -- Katharine Hepburn

  60. "Always be smarter than the people who hire you."
    -- Lena Horne

  61. "All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."
    -- Angelina Jolie

  62. "Because I am a bad girl, people always automatically think that I am a bad girl. Or that I carry a dark secret with me or that I'm obsessed with death. The truth is that I am probably the least morbid person one can meet. If I think more about death than some other people, it is probably because I love life more than they do."
    -- Angelina Jolie

  63. "I always play women I would date."
    -- Angelina Jolie

  64. "I don't believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don't judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free."
    -- Angelina Jolie

  65. "I seem to be getting a lot of things pushed my way that are strong women. It's like people see Hackers and they send me offers to play tough women with guns, the kind who wear no bra and a little tank top. I'd like to play strong women who are also very feminine."
    -- Angelina Jolie

  66. "I think all women go through periods where we hate this about ourselves, we don't like that. It's great to get to a place where you dismiss anything you're worried about. I find flaws attractive. I find scars attractive."
    -- Angelina Jolie

  67. "Love one person, take care of them until you die. You know, raise kids. Have a good life. Be a good friend. And try to be completely who you are. And figure out what you personally love. And like go after it with everything you've got no matter how much it takes."
    -- Angelina Jolie

  68. "Therapy? I don't need that. The roles that I choose are my therapy."
    -- Angelina Jolie

  69. "When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers I kind of wanted to be a vampire."
    -- Angelina Jolie

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