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Quotations About / On: GIRL

  • 21.
    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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  • 22.
    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).)
  • 23.
    Are you involved in politics now? Leave that to the writers and to the ugly girls.
    (Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian novelist, dramatist, philosopher. Rateau to his friend Jonas, in Exile and the Kingdom, "Jonas or The Artist at Work," p. 121, Gallimard (1957).)
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  • 24.
    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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  • 25.
    If you should put a knife into a French girl's learning it would explode and blow away like an omelette soufflee ...
    (M. E. W. Sherwood (1826-1903), U.S. socialite, traveller, and author. An Epistle to Posterity, ch. 16 (1897). Of a beautiful young Parisian, "born for the splendid side of the tapestry.")
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  • 26.
    I began quite early in life to sense the thrill a girl attains in supplying money to a man.
    (Anita Loos (1894-1981), U.S. humorist, screenwriter, and dramatist. Cast of Thousands, ch. 8 (1977). Loos's husband, John Emerson, was often dependent, directly or indirectly, on her salary.)
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  • 27.
    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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  • 28.
    Any strain upon a girl's intellect is to be dreaded, and any attempt to bring women into competition with men can scarcely escape failure.
    (Elizabeth Missing Sewell (1815-1906), British author. Principles of Education, Drawn from Nature and Revelation, and Applied to Female Education in the Upper Classes, ch. 32 (1866).)
  • 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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