„Nothing ages a woman like living in the country.“

—  Colette

L'Envers du music hall (Music Hall Sidelights), "On Tour" (1913)

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französische Schriftstellerin, Kabarettistin und Journalist… 1873 - 1954

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„There’s real fear of aging in this country, which I don’t share. It seems to be an American nightmare, especially for women. There’s nothing worse than a woman trying to look like she did when she was 32 when she is 58. It’s like, “Have some dignity, guys—just go with it!”“

—  Tracey Ullman English-born actress, comedian, singer, dancer, screenwriter, producer, director, author and businesswoman 1959

Quoted in 2009 in The Many States of Tracey Ullman https://tracey-archives.tumblr.com/post/119868522838/the-many-funny-states-of-tracey-ullman

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„A young woman can live off the folly of men; a man of any age can live off the folly of women.“

—  Mignon McLaughlin American journalist 1913 - 1983

The Complete Neurotic's Notebook (1981), Women & men

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„As a woman I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.“

—  Virginia Woolf, buch Drei Guineen

Quelle: Three Guineas (1938), Ch. 3, p. 109
Kontext: The outsider will say, "in fact, as a woman, I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman my country is the whole world." And if, when reason has said its say, still some obstinate emotion remains, some love of England dropped into a child's ears by the cawing of rooks in an elm tree, by the splash of waves on a beach, or by English voices murmuring nursery rhymes, this drop of pure, if irrational, emotion she will make serve her to give to England first what she desires of peace and freedom for the whole world.

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„I believe in loyalty. When a woman reaches a certain age she likes, she should stick with it.“

—  Eva Gabor Hungarian actress and businesswoman 1919 - 1995

As quoted in Funny Ladies : The Best Humor from America's Funniest Women (2001) by Bill Adler, p. 18

„A woman telling her true age is like a buyer confiding his final price to an Armenian rug dealer.“

—  Mignon McLaughlin American journalist 1913 - 1983

The Complete Neurotic's Notebook (1981), Women & men

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„He to whom the present is the only thing that is present, knows nothing of the age in which he lives.“

—  Oscar Wilde Irish writer and poet 1854 - 1900

"Oscariana" (1907), Complete Works, p. 32 https://books.google.com/books?id=-CtXAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA32

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„There is nothing like a War for the reinvention of lives…“

—  Salman Rushdie, buch Mitternachtskinder

Quelle: Midnight's Children

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„It's amazing how, age after age, in country after country, and in all languages, Shakespeare emerges as incomparable.“

—  M. H. Abrams American literary theorist 1912 - 2015

Cornell Chronicle interview (1999)

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„I'm like every other woman: a closet full of clothes, but nothing to wear: So I wear jeans.“

—  Cameron Diaz American actress 1972

Cameron Diaz on fashionhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/films/2006/12/04/cameron_diaz_the_holiday_2006_interview.shtml

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„Darkness does not age; nothing is always nothing.“

—  Dejan Stojanovic poet, writer, and businessman 1959

“Light and Night,” p. 28
The Sun Watches the Sun (1999), Sequence: “Skywalking”

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„There ain't nothing that breaks up homes, country, and nations like somebody publishing their memoirs.“

—  Will Rogers American humorist and entertainer 1879 - 1935

Daily Telegram number 2615, Mr. Rogers Finds the Wars At Home and Afar Alike (23 December 1934) in The New York Times, 24 December 1934 http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9F02E2DB173CEE32A25757C2A9649D946594D6CF
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„"I underestimated you, woman."… "The cry of men down the ages."“

—  David Gemmell, buch The King Beyond the Gate

Quelle: Drenai series, The King Beyond the Gate, Ch. 15

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