Monday, November 30, 2015


The disconnection between men and women is the lack of understanding and respect.

Jane Haddam

In my day, we didn't have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned.

Oprah Winfrey

I believe the choice to be excellent begins with aligning your thoughts and words with the intention to require more from yourself.

Oprah Winfrey

Though I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, it hasn't changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I'm just wearing better shoes.

Oprah Winfrey

If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think.

Oprah Winfrey

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.

Maya Angelou

I am capable of what every other human is capable of.

Marilyn Monroe

But, my God, how I wanted to learn, to change, to improve!

Marilyn Monroe

I don't want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.

Marilyn Monroe

I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it.

Marilyn Monroe

I'm very definitely a woman and I enjoy it.

Mary Wortley Montague

Civility costs nothing and buys everything.

Emily Post

Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.

Helen Nielsen

Humility is like underwear; essential, but indecent if it shows.


Only great minds can afford a simple style.

Elizabeth Taylor

I've always admitted that I'm ruled by my passions.

Elizabeth Taylor

I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I'm not afraid to look behind them.

Jessica Simpson

Every tear should live its purpose. Don't ever wipe the reason away.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.


The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.

Anne McCaffrey

Make no judgments where you have no compassion.

Cameron Diaz

Your regrets aren`t what you did, but what you didn`t do. So I take every opportunity.

Beyonce Knowles

We don't want the guys to think we're male-bashing or that we're thinking that guys should pay all girls bills, because that's not where we're coming from.

Beyonce Knowles

I'm a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don't have control of every situation.

Audrey Hepburn

I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.

Audrey Hepburn

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole,but true beauty in a Woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.

Audrey Hepburn

I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people's minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing.

Amelia Earhart

The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.

Amelia Earhart

Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail their failure must be but a challenge to others.


A woman wears her tears like jewelry.

Barbara De Angelis

Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.

Oprah Winfrey

I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.

Madame Marie du Deffand

Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.

Oscar Wilde

How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.

Gloria Steinem

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.

Eliza Doolittle, as played by Audrey Hepburn, in My Fair Lady

The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves, but how she is treated.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Billie Jean King

Make no mistake: real ladies aren't elitist, prissy, or superficial... Ladies are leaders, champions,  and role models. Regardless of your age, race, religion, appearance, or sexual orientation, there's no excuse NOT to be a lady today... And that's the only 'rule' you need to know!

The Kansas City Star review of Noelle Cleary and Dini von Mueffling's The Art and Power of Being a Lady

A modern lady has grace, self-confidence, independence, ethics, style, and humor... And (is) ready to take on today's unique challenged with grace and strength.