Quotations About / On: SHOPPING

  • 1.
    I went out for shopping because, i made the money today.
  • 2.
    I made the money today and, i went out for shopping.
  • 3.
    Children's liberation is the next item on our civil rights shopping list.
    (Letty Cottin Pogrebin (b. 1939), U.S. journalist, author. "Down with Sexist Upbringing," published in The First Ms. Reader, ed. Francine Klagsbrun (1972).)
  • 4.
    It was the first female-style revolution: no violence and we all went shopping.
    (Gloria Steinem (b. 1934), U.S. feminist, author, and editor. As quoted in Newsweek, p. 19 (December 18, 1989). On the dismantling of the Berlin Wall, which had occurred in the previous month. Within a year, East and West Berlin were officially rejoined.)
  • 5.
    NIGHT fosters sleep, when the body closes up shop and 'lies down to rest; ' night is the time to rest.
    (Walterrean Salley December 2006)
  • 6.
    ...I've found out it's fun to go shopping. It's such a feminine thing to do.
    (Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962), U.S. actor. As quoted in Ms. magazine, p. 41 (August 1972). Raised in very modest circumstances, Monroe had recently gained fame and wealth as a movie actress.)
  • 7.
    I can't remember what I was doing before running. I guess shopping, sewing, watching TV—gaining nothing.
    (Miki Gorman (b. 1935), U.S. marathon runner; born in China. As quoted in WomenSports magazine, p. 28 (November 1977). Gorman, a marathon champion, had begun running at age 33.)
  • 8.
    In a house where there are small children the bathroom soon takes on the appearance of the Old Curiosity Shop.
    (Robert Benchley (1889-1945), U.S. writer, humorist. The Treasurer's Report and Other Aspects of Community Singing, "The Bathroom Revolution," Grosset & Dunlap (1930).)
  • 9.
    The very dogs were all asleep, and the flies, drunk with moist sugar in the grocer's shop, forgot their wings and briskness, and baked to death in dusty corners of the window.
    (Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. The Old Curiosity Shop, ch. 27, p. 209 (1841).)
  • 10.
    Damn the great executives, the men of measured merriment, damn the men with careful smiles, damn the men that run the shops, oh, damn their measured merriment.
    (Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951), U.S. novelist. Martin Arrowsmith, in Arrowsmith, ch. 25 (1925).)
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