„To Harriet Harman. "Before turning to domestic issues, I was going to be nice to the right hon. and learned Lady. She has had a difficult week. She had to explain yesterday that she dresses in accordance with wherever she is going: she wears a helmet on a building site, she wears Indian clothes in the parts of her constituency with a large representation of Indian people, so when she goes to a Cabinet meeting, she presumably dresses as a clown. As I said, I was going to be nice to her before her previous response."“
— William Hague British politician 1961
02 April 2008, House of Commons, Prime Minister's Questions.
„When a woman says she will obey you, of her own will, it is time to sleep lightly and watch your back.“
— Robert Jordan American writer 1948 - 2007
„In the pool halls, the hustlers and the losers
I used to watch 'em through the glass.
Well I'd stand outside at closing time
Just to watch her walk on past.
Unlike all the other ladies, she looked so young and sweet.
As she made her way alone down that empty street.
Down on Mainstreet.“
— Bob Seger American singer-songwriter 1945
„Go, lovely rose!
Tell her that wastes her time and me
That now she knows,
When I resemble her to thee,
How sweet and fair she seems to be.“
— Edmund Waller English poet and politician 1606 - 1687
Go, Lovely Rose (1664), st. 1.
„Steffi has had some results in the past, but it's a faster, more athletic game now than when she played.... She is old now. Her time has passed.“
— Martina Hingis Swiss tennis player 1980
Long Road Back Graf Hopes For Smashing Return At The U.s. Open http://www.nydailynews.com/archives/sports/long-road-back-graf-hopes-smashing-return-u-s-open-article-1.818475
— Anaïs Nin, Delta of Venus