~Dorothy Parker, writer and poet
"Men say they love independence in a woman, but they don't
waste a second demolishing it brick by brick."
~Candice Bergen, actress
"A great band like that and they have to play with Ella.
~Billie Holiday, singer, on singer Ella Fitzgerald
"Do what you feel in your heart to be right--for you'll be
criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do,
and damned if you don't."
~Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady of the United States
"The argument between wives and whores is an old one; each thinking that whatever she is, at least she is not the other."
~Andrea Dworkin, female activist
"If you want to say it with flowers,
a single rose says: 'I'm cheap!'"
~Delta Burke, actress
"I survived because I was tougher than anyone else."
~Bette Davis, actress
"I'm no lady; I'm a member of Congress,
and I'll proceed on that basis."
~Mary Norton, U.S. Congresswoman
Some yowzas there!