Welcome to the web’s most comprehensive site of quotations by women. 44,578 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.

See All TOPICS Available:
See All AUTHORS Available:

Search by Topic:

  • topic cats
  • topic books
  • topic moon

Find quotations by TOPIC (coffee, love, dogs)
or search alphabetically below.

Search by Last Name:

  • Quotes by Zora Neale Hurston
  • Quotes by Louisa May Alcott
  • Quotes by Chingling Soong

Find quotations by the AUTHOR´S LAST NAME
or alphabetically below.

Search by Keyword:

  • keyword fishing
  • keyword twilight
  • keyword Australie

Jane Trahey

  • The most likely place to have your idea-pocket picked is at a meeting. ... Here an idea becomes public property the moment it hits the air waves.

  • Never dump a good idea on a conference table. It will belong to the conference.

  • ... achieving power ... is a combination of timing, luck, and hard work. Plus one other ingredient women overlook a lot. That's wanting power.

  • Power is prominence. Power has the capability of activating and producing an effect. Power is a position of ascendance with the ability to compel compliance. Power is influence. Power is big money. Power is self-determination.

  • Don't fool around with the folks at the bottom. They can't help you. Head for the top guy. You can't go wrong and you can't do better.

  • Wanting power is half the secret of getting it.

  • Ideas are power because ideas are money. Good ideas are hard to come by. They are rare. They are valuable.

  • [On her first job at the Chicago Tribune's clipping library:] My mother never got over it. Every time she would call and someone would answer, 'the morgue,' she'd cross herself and hang up.

    • Jane Trahey,
    • in The New York Times ()
  • It's not fake anything. It's real Dynel.

    • Jane Trahey,
    • advertising slogan, in The New York Times ()
  • Danskins are not just for dancing.

    • Jane Trahey,
    • advertising slogan, in The New York Times ()

Jane Trahey, U.S. advertising executive, copywriter, writer

(1924 - 2000)