Rebecca West, The Clarion
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is. I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American aviator, Gift From the Sea
By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacation-less class.
Samuel Richardson, Writer
A beautiful woman must expect to be more accountable for her steps, than one less attractive.
Charlotte Bronte, Novelist
[in a letter to William Smith Williams] I am neither a man nor a woman but an author.
Loretta Young, American Actress
A charming woman doesn't follow the crowd. She is herself.
Toni Morrison, Author, Sula
I know what every colored woman in this country is doing. Dying. Just like me. But the difference is they are dying like a stump. Me, I'm going down like one of those redwoods. I sure did live in this world.
William Congreve, English Playwright
Heaven hath no rage like a love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
Rudyard Kipling, Author
A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.