Welcome to the web’s most comprehensive site of quotations by women. 44,492 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:
“I lived in the moment of the now, without concern about tomorrow's pitfalls. If unpleasantness lurked there, I would drink the bitter cup only once, while worriers drink it twice.”
“The very worst thing that can happen to anyone, I am convinced, is any form of brain disease. Physical problems pilfer from the body, but mental problems are identity thieves. Intractable mental illness sucks the personality — the very soul — from human beings as tornadoes suck air from buildings, causing them to implode.”
Martha Mason, U.S. writer who lived in an iron lung for most of her life
(1937 - 2009)