Women Know Everything!: 3,241 Quips, Quotes, & Brilliant Remarks

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Quirk Books, 2007 - Humor - 480 pages
WIT AND WISDOM FROM A TO Z
With more than 3,000 quotations on everything from fashion and feminism to men, marriage, friendship, history, technology, sports, and more, this massive compilation proves once and for all that women know everything! Each page offers wisdom, wit, and inspiration from a host of legendary women--from Jane Austen and Colette to Madonna, Marilyn Monroe, Toni Morrison, Liz Phair, Ellen DeGeneres, and Naomi Klein. Here's what they have to say about:
Success
"I still have my feet on the ground. I just wear better shoes."
"--Oprah Winfrey"
Men and Women
"Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backward and in high heels."
"--Faith Whittlesey"
Being Single
"I've never been married, but I tell people I'm divorced so they won't think something's wrong with me."
"--Elayne Boosler
"
Individuality
"Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else."
"--Judy Garland
"
Family
"If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning 'Good morning' at total strangers."
"--Maya Angelou
"
Quotations
"I always have a quotation for everything--it saves original thinking."
"--Dorothy L. Sayers"
With contributions from writers, artists, celebrities, politicians, scientists, and legendary figures all over the world, "Women Know" "Everything! "offers addictive reading--and a superb reference--for women of all ages.
 

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Karen Weekes (Pennsylvania) is a professor of English and women's studies at Penn State University.

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