Wish I’d said that

Why is it only after the event that we usually think of something clever to say? Here are some lines from famous women who wouldn’t mind if you quoted them!

Dolly PartonDolly Parton (pic from inthepinesonfbi.wordpress.com) “If you want the rainbow, you’ve got to put up with the rain.”
JK RowlingJ.K. Rowling (pic from ted.com) “It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.”
Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey (pic from fanpop.com) “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.”
Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt (pic from biographyonline.net) “A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.”
Erica JongErica Jong (pic from poetryfoundation.org) “Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.”
ThatcherMargaret Thatcher (pic from geektyrant.com) “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.”
Zsa ZsaZsa Zsa Gabor (pic from voices.yahoo.com) “I’m an excellent housekeeper. Every time I get a divorce, I keep the house.”
Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe (pic from news.com.au) “I’ve been on a calendar, but I’ve never been on time.”
Roseanne BarRosanne Bar (pic from projects.latimes.com) “Women complain about premenstrual syndrome,but I think of it as the only time of the month that I can be myself.”
Lily TomlinLily Tomlin (pic from biography.com) “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.”
Mary O'LearyMary O’Leary (pic from flickr.com/yumstudio) “The only thing you should put in your ear is your elbow.”

For a chance to win a copy of the book ‘Travels with My Aunt’ (Graham Greene) make a comment below with a favourite quote by one of your fabulous female friends – best quote gets the goods.

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7 Responses to “Wish I’d said that”
  1. Erin says:

    My fav saying is from Lucille Ball – “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t.”

  2. kerry says:

    One of my favorite sayings is by Mae West – “you only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough”.

  3. Colleen says:

    My friend Jill said ‘I always touch up my lipstick before I drink champagne’. I always
    follow her advice.

  4. Siobhan says:

    Doesn’t Mum look pretty though? Hope I look that good at 85.

  5. Suffering Stephen says:

    Grouch Marx: ” I don’t care to belong to any club that would have me as a member”
    ” Although it is generally known, I think it’s about time to announce that I was born at a very early age.”
    “From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I
    intend on reading it”

  6. Kerry says:

    The infamous Phyllis Diller quote

    “Never go to bed mad, stay up and fight!”

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