Quotations About / On: MISS
... my education was to become a Miss. [You mean a Mrs.? To get married?] No, no. A Miss. Like Miss Venezuela, Miss World ...
(Claudia Schiffer (b. c. 1970), German fashion model. As quoted in the New York Times Magazine, p. 43 (January 15, 1995).)
Whose evil spear misses his fellow throat, his hatred grows and abominated anguish would kill him.
(For dirty one.)
You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.
(Juwon daniel #1993- date)
Opportunities are like birds, you miss them they fly away
A proud monkey misses the target branch and falls with a thud.
To hiss like a snake and to kiss the Miss as you raped her.
All in all, I would not have missed this century for the world.
(Gore Vidal (b. 1925), U.S. novelist, critic. Observer (London, Dec. 31, 1989).)
Miss Knag still aimed at youth, although she had shot beyond it, years ago.
(Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Nicholas Nickleby, ch. 17, 210 (1839).)
Never miss a chance to have sex or appear on television.
(Gore Vidal (b. 1925), U.S. novelist, critic. Attributed, Macmillan Dictionary of Quotations (1989).)
Playing "bop" is like playing Scrabble with all the vowels missing.
(Duke Ellington (1899-1974), U.S. jazz musician. Look (New York, Aug. 10, 1954).)