Quotations About / On: GIRL

  • 21.
    In America, every female under fifty calls herself a "girl."
    (H.E. Bates, British screenwriter, and David Lean. Jane Hudson (Katherine Hepburn), Summertime.)
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  • 22.
    All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
    (Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), British comic actor, filmmaker. My Autobiography, ch. 10 (1964).)
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  • 23.
    Young girls giggle with nervous delight at the erections they inspire.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).)
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  • 24.
    They let the girls in.
    (Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, vol. 3, ch. 58, by Ida Husted Harper (1908). With this line written in her diary on September 10, 1900, Anthony noted the success of a long and costly campaign to get women admitted to the University of Rochester on the same basis as men. Despite her advanced age, she had played a major role in the effort. She apparently made the diary entry immediately after returning home from a meeting with the University of Rochester's Board of Trustees.)
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  • 25.
    Science is science, but a girl must get her hair done.
    (Robert M. Fresco. Jack Arnold. Stephanie "Steve" Clayton (Mara Corday), Tarantula, taking a break from her lab work (1955). Story by Jack Arnold and Robert M. Fresco.)
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  • 26.
    Freedom, my good girl, means being able to count on how other people will behave.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1910). Joey Percival, in Misalliance, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 4, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1972).)
  • 27.
    Dianne's not one of the boys, but she's not one of the girls, either.
    (Marcia Smolens, U.S. political campaign aide. As quoted in Dianne Feinstein, ch. 15, by Jerry Roberts (1994). Smolens, formerly a campaign aide to Senator Dianne Feinstein (b. 1933) of California, was commenting on Feinstein's apparent lack of conscious self-identification as a feminist.)
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  • 28.
    Getting ready: the show girl scratches her breast and shakes out her feathers.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
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  • 29.
    Do you have to open graves to find girls to fall in love with?
    (John L. Balderston (1899-1954), U.S. screenwriter. Karl Freund. Helen Grosvenor (Zita Johann), The Mummy, to young archaeologist Frank Whemple (1932). From the story by Nina Wilcox Putnam and Richard Schayer.)
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  • 30.
    There is not one female comic who was beautiful as a little girl.
    (Joan Rivers (b. 1935), U.S. comedienne. Quoted in Los Angeles Times (May 10, 1974).)
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