Quotations About / On: MISS
'Never miss a good chance to shut up'
i'm longing for you
like i'm missing a milky moustache
while eating cookies
Youth [is] a period of missed opportunities.
(Cyril Connolly (1903-1974), British critic. "The Journal of Cyril Connolly 1928-1937," p. 163, David Pryce-Jones, Journal and Memoir (1983).)
... 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).)
tragedy in life is not so much about what you suffer, but what you miss and cherish.
(tragedy in life is not so much about what you suffer, but what you miss and cherish)
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).)
As I review my life, I feel I must have missed the point, either then or now.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)