Wild Words from Wild Women: An Unbridled Collection of Candid Observations and Extremely Opinionated Bon Mots

A ribald choice of bon mots on every thing from bras to infants, buying to intercourse, menopause to males, and politics to parties...

"I'm every little thing you have been afraid your little lady could develop as much as be--and your little boy." --Bette Midler

"The difficulty with a few ladies is they get all serious about nothing--and then they marry him." --Cher

"I am a girl intended for a guy, yet I by no means came across a guy who may possibly compete." --Bette Davis

"You could be as much as your boobies in white satin, with gardenias on your hair and no sugar cane for miles, yet you will be engaged on a plantation." --Billie Holiday

"I base such a lot of my style flavor on what does not itch." --Gilda Radner

These wild words--from strippers, CEOs, poets, senators, and each form of girl in between--make delectable studying for sassy, untamable, and fantastic ladies everywhere.

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Charlotte Brontë, god-like Gothic novelist. To err is human; to write down Jane Eyre used to be divine. artistic minds have regularly been recognized to outlive any type of undesirable education. —Psychoanalyst Anna Freud, who survived Papa Sigmund by means of a number of a long time. One by no means notices what has been performed; you possibly can in simple terms see what continues to be performed. —Marie Curie. was once the sort A physicist too busy to consider her Nobel Prizes? i've got constantly had a dread of changing into a passenger in lifestyles. —Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, a rustic with a decreased call for for chauffeurs. i have consistently been self reliant, and that i do not see the way it conflicts with femininity. —Economist Sylvia Porter. remember the fact that, the intended dichotomy that puzzles Ms. Porter has been a secret to girls all through heritage. This existence is not undesirable for a primary draft. —Journalist Joan Konner. nevertheless, the finishing turns out a bit abrupt . . . irrespective of how great or delicate or hot your mattress is, you continue to need to get out of it. —Grace Slick, raucous rock diva of Jefferson aircraft reputation (and vintage). the single factor that makes lifestyles attainable is everlasting, insupportable uncertainty; no longer understanding what comes subsequent. —Science fiction author Ursula ok. Le Guin, one of many first girl scribes to enterprise the place no lady had long gone earlier than. Why no longer grab the excitement right away? How frequently is happiness destroyed by way of education, silly education! i don't wish humans to be agreeable, because it saves me the difficulty of liking them. —Nineteenth-century novelist Jane Austen, prejudiced opposed to the perky, and happy with it. Being well known is critical. another way humans would possibly not such as you. —Humorist Mimi Pond, placing her finger (and by no means brain which one) squarely at the number-one obstacle of such a lot American highschool scholars. i feel it really is one of many scars in our tradition that we've got too excessive an opinion of ourselves. We align ourselves with the angels rather than the better primates. —Angela Carter, British educator. imagine chimps, no longer champs. a superbly general individual is uncommon in our civilization. —Psychoanalyst Karen Horney. less than her unshrinking scrutiny, the idea that of penis envy shrunk up and rolled right into a risk free little ball. not just is existence a complain, it has doggies. dwelling in a vacuum sucks. i've got frequently trusted the blindness of strangers. —Adrienne E. Gusoff, goofing at the zany past due twentieth-century zeitgeist. Alcoholism, crime, madness, suicide, divorce, drug habit or even impotency are usually basically the result of undesirable consuming. —Nutritionist Adelle Davis. unfortunately, Davis's final influence at the American nutrition was once a bit decreased through an unlucky preoccupation with brewer's yeast and the truth that she used to be no longer, finally, Julia baby. lifestyles itself is the correct binge. —Chef Julia baby, most sensible identify in television dinners. I moved to manhattan urban for my healthiness. i am paranoid and it used to be the one position the place my fears have been justified. —Anita Weiss. A chew of new york on a daily basis retains the psychiatrist away. the difficulty with the rat race is that whether you win, you are still a rat. once we consult God, we are praying.

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