Welcome to the web’s most comprehensive site of quotations by women. 44,692 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:
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
“India always changes people, and I have been no exception.”
“She had always loved his eyes. They were completely clear and unflinching — the eyes of a boy who read adventure stories and had dedicated himself to live up to their code of courage and honour.”
“I am dissatisfied with everything I have ever written and regard it all only as a preparation for that one work which probably I don't have it in me to write but which I hope I can go on trying for.”
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, German-born Indian writer
(1927 - 2013)