Women's Wit and Wisdom: A Book of Quotations
Susan L. Rattiner
Courier Corporation, May 22, 2012 - Literary Collections - 80 pages
"Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact," said Mary Ann Evans, a.k.a. George Eliot. "In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels," opined Jane Austen. "When a girl marries, she exchanges the attentions of many men for the inattention of one," observed Helen Rowland. These are just a few of more than 400 memorable quotes in this volume, expressed over the past 2,500 years by female poets, novelists, historical figures, celebrities, entertainers, and others.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - varwenea - LibraryThing
When I first spotted this book at the book store, I thought, “hey cool, an entire book of women’s quotes.” And then I spotted a book of quotes by Mark Twain and another book by Oscar Wilde. Why does ... Read full review