Welcome to the web’s most comprehensive site of quotations by women. 44,309 quotations are searchable by topic, by author's name, or by keyword. Many of them appear in no other collection. And new ones are added continually.
Search by Topic:
Find quotations by TOPIC (coffee, love, dogs)
or search alphabetically below.
Search by Last Name:
Search by Keyword:
“Jews are the intensive form of any nationality whose language and customs they adopt.”
“... Give me your tired, your poor, / Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, / The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. / Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me, / I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”
“His cup is gall, his meat is tears, / His passion lasts a thousand years.”
“Life's sharpest rapture is surcease of pain.”
“The Jewish problem is as old as history, and assumes in each age a new form. The life or death of millions of human beings hangs upon its solution; its agitation revives the fiercest passions for good and for evil that inflame the human breast.”
“Thou two-faced year, Mother of Change and Fate ...”
Emma Lazarus, U.S. poet, essayist, playwright, writer
(1849 - 1887)