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"A black-sharded lady keeps me in a parrot cage." - Sylvia Plath

"Oh, Lady Maccon, I am unreservedly in love with her. That black hair, that sweet disposition, those capital hats." - Gail Carriger

"A lady asked me why, on most occasions, I wore black. 'Are you in mourning?' 'Yes.' 'For whom are you in mourning?' 'For the world." - Edith Sitwell

"My perspective comes in part from being a New York black lady, in part from being an engineer. I know I'm smart and have opinions worth being heard." - Ursula Burns

"One lady told me that before she saw 'Sounder' she didn't believe black people could love each other, have deep relationships in the same way as white people." - Cicely Tyson

"I'm afraid to look in the mirror. I'm afraid I'm going to see an old lady with white hair, just like the old ladies in the park. Alittle bundle in a black shawl just waiting for the coffin." - Paddy Chayefsky

"The first decade of the twentieth century was not a great time to be born black and poor and female in St. Louis, Missouri, but Vivian Baxter was born black and poor, to black and poor parents. Later she would grow up and be called beautiful. As a grown woman she would be known as the butter-colored lady with the blowback hair." - Maya Angelou

"A small speckled visitor Wearing a crimson cape Brighter than a cherry Smaller than a grape A polka-dotted someone Walking on my wall A black-hooded lady In a scarlet shawl." - Joan Walsh Anglund

"Never yawn in front of a lady." - Frank Sinatra

"If Lady Gaga is like an orange Bugatti Veyron, then I am like a black 1970 Chevelle." - Caity Lotz

"I'm a black lady from the Lower East Side of New York. Not a lot intimidates me." - Ursula Burns

"A lovely lady, garmented in light From her own beauty." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"What do Judy Garland and Lady Gaga have in common?" - Elijah

"A lovely lady, garmented in light From her own beauty." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"You should be thankful that dark colors suit you. Not everyone wears black well." "Why, Lady Olivia, is that a compliment?" "Not so much as a compliment to you as an insult to everyone else," she assured him. "Thanks heaven for that. I don't think I would know how to conduct myself in a world in which you offered compliments." - Julia Quinn

"Today President Obama is in the Middle East. He met the new king of Saudi Arabia. Obama also met Saudi Arabia's first lady, the second lady, third lady, and fourth lady." - Conan O'Brien

"Country music is the combination of African and European folk songs coming together and doing a little waltz right here in the American south. They came together at some cotillion, and somebody snuck a black person into the room, and he danced with a white lady, and music was born." - Ketch Secor

"I had a non-existent knowledge of Queen Victoria's early years. Like everyone else, I thought of her as an old lady dressed in black. My mom had told me about her, though, that she had a very loving relationship with Albert, that they had lots of kids, and that he died young." - Emily Blunt

"A white lady came running up to me after a show. She goes, What gives you the right to do jokes about black people like that. And I'm like, Listen lady, my best friend is Cuban. And that's close enough." - Daniel Tosh

"There is a black which is old and a black which is fresh. Lustrous black and dull black, black in sunlight and black in shadow." - Ad Reinhardt

"There was a young lady named Mae Who smoked without stopping all day; As pack followed pack, Her lungs first turned black, And eventually rotted away." - Edward Gorey

"I'm satisfied it's very black, meaning 'in the black'." - Robert Conrad

"In America one drop of black ancestry makes you black." - Henry Louis Gates

"I have such a great thing I want to do with Lady Macbeth - make her one of the witches - and I have this whole thing where she's very light and dressed in pink and dancing Gaelic dances and throwing roses, but then when her husband's coming home, she does incantations and pulls her hair back, puts on a black leather trenchcoat. I mean, I could tear it up if somebody would give me the chance! But do you think someone would ever let me do Lady Macbeth? I doubt it. But I'm going to keep talking about it." - Beth Grant

"Black Consciousness therefore takes cognizance of the deliberateness of God's plan in creating Black people black." - Steven Biko

"He had once found himself in a room with Lady Bessborough's long-haired white cat. He happened to be dressed in an immaculate black coat and trousers, and was there thoroughly alarmed by the cat's stalking round and round and making motions as if it proposed to sit upon him. He waited until he believed himself to be unobserved, then he picked it up, opened a window, and tossed it out. Despite falling three storeys to the ground, the cat survived, but one of its legs was never quite right afterward and it always evinced the greatest dislike of gentlemen in black clothes." - Susanna Clarke

"Every once in a while you ought to kiss a young lady. And every once in a while you ought to kiss a young lady for a while." - Jon Miller

"While he was in Utah, Obama discussed immigration reform with leaders of the Mormon Church. Obama introduced the first lady. Then the church's president introduced HIS first lady. And his second lady. And his third, fourth, and fifth ladies." - Jimmy Fallon

"Every young lady may feel for my heroine in this critical moment, for every young lady has at some time or other known the same agitation." - Jane Austen

"So she [Eleanor Roosevelt] is an amazing First Lady. What other First Lady in U.S. history has ever written a book to criticize her husband's policies?" - Blanche Wiesen Cook

"A young lady who faints may awake chivalrous sentiments in gentleman; a young lady who weeps engenders only a strong desire to be elsewhere." - Judith Brocklehurst

"Here lies a most beautiful lady, Light of step and heart was she; I think she was the most beautiful lady That ever was in the West Country." - Walter De La Mare

"Our lady the Common Law is a very wise old lady though she still has something to learn in telling what she knows." - Frederick Pollock

"In all the woes that curse our race there is a lady in the case." - W. S. Gilbert

"But nothing is all black in nature." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"I work in three shades of black." - Rei Kawakubo

"In America, black is a country." - Amiri Baraka

"There is no shame in black beauty," - Lupita Nyong'o

"...everything looks worse in black and white." - Paul Simon

"In the dark, all cats are black." - John Cage

"Life is the flash in black heavens." - Henri Cazalis

"I prefer black music in general." - Phil Collins

"Six feet three in her stocking feet, LWren Scott was every inch a great lady." - Hamish Bowles

"In science-fiction films the monster should always be bigger than the leading lady." - Roger Corman

"You can't send a girl in to do what a lady can do." - Rachel

"I am a lady young in beauty waiting Until my truelove comes, and then we kiss." - John Crowe Ransom

"When Medusa looks in the mirror, she sees the Lady of Sorrows." - Mason Cooley

"If you're sad and you like beer, I'm your lady, ... The Saddest Music in the World." - Isabella Rossellini

"the true lady is in theory either a virgin or a lawful wife." - Emily James Smith Putnam

"She has a lovely face; God in his mercy lend her grace, The Lady of Shalott." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Meryl Streep, despite not being a Prime Minister, is reasonably convincing in "The Iron Lady.'" - Sasha Frere-Jones

"To us, sir, every woman is a lady, in right of her sex." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"Lady Madonna lying on the bed Listen to the music playing in your head." - Paul Mccartney

"All my own perception of beauty both in majesty and simplicity is founded upon Our Lady." - J R R Tolkien

"If I spray it on the seat, lady gonna tie a big knot in the meat." - Alice Cooper

"Except in streetcars one should never be unnecessarily rude to a lady." - O Henry

"A man may be made in one generation, but a lady never!" - Kate Langley Bosher

"In German, a young lady has no sex, but a turnip has" - Mark Twain

"A lady, without a family, was the very best preserver of furniture in the world." - Jane Austen

"That's what happens when it snows in Texas lady. It. Freaking. Melts." - Rick Riordan

"Remember that the old lady who's taking forever in line is someone's grandma" - Eric Stonestreet

"Youre supposed to be the leading lady in your own life, for Gods sake!" - Kate Winslet

"I am notorious. I will go down in history as another Lady Hamilton." - Mandy Rice-Davies

"Meryl Streep, despite not being a Prime Minister, is reasonably convincing in 'The Iron Lady.'" - Sasha Frere-Jones

"Being a lady is a frightfully troublesome assignment, since it comprises mainly in managing men." - Joseph Conrad

"O lady! we receive but what we give And in our life alone does Nature live." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"In a Scottish opera, it ain't over 'till the fat lady bitch-slaps you." - Craig Ferguson

"The most important job is not to be governor, or first lady in my case." - George W Bush

"In this world, either you're virtuous or you enjoy yourself. Not both, lady, not both." - Ayn Rand

"I love the way Lady Gaga finds humour in fashion, but it's still very stylised." - Kim Gordon

"If you only ever heard Lady Gaga, she's the most boring singer in the world." - Simon Cowell

"Six feet three in her stocking feet, L'Wren Scott was every inch a great lady." - Hamish Bowles

"I'm gonna do the whole bedroom in camel color - it's an old lady color." - Amy Sedaris

"My mom told me a long time ago, 'Never get in a fight with a lady.'" - Oliver North

"Lucille was a darling lady. Probably the finest comedienne in the business." - Robert Stack

"I had a nickname in junior high, and I'm loathe to say this: 'potato lady.'" - Rashida Jones

"To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady." - Wilson Mizner

"Being first lady is the hardest unpaid job in the world." - Pat Nixon

"O lady! we receive but what we give And in our life alone does Nature live." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"In pop culture news, Lady Gaga got married. And yes, she was wearing white meat." - David Letterman

"Hillary Clinton was the first professional First Lady, the first feminist First Lady, the first First Lady from the '60s generation, the first First Lady who was the breadwinner in the family. A lot of America liked and admired that. Some other parts of America found that unappetizing and even kind of threatening. So she became a flashpoint simply for who she was." - Michael Tomasky

"I got a letter from this lady of Russian and Jewish descent. She asked me if I was a racist because I didn't do any White people. [laughter] I was shocked, because my mandate is to do Black studies. It would have never occurred to me if this lady hadn't written this letter. We decided we were going expand the brand and do everybody." - Henry Louis Gates

"When you look at the Lady Gagas of the world, or the Jay-Zs, or the Black Eyed Peas, these are people who have one album release and it's a worldwide one." - Tinie Tempah

"Drugs bring in guns. They bring in all these black-on-black crimes." - Snoop Dogg

"I love being black in America, and especially being black in Hollywood." - Will Smith

"I like Lady Gaga!" - Cory Monteith

"I've always thought it would be fun to update "Hansel and Gretel." I'd have these white parents in the suburbs with an income of fifty or sixty thousand dollars. Daddy loses his job, and the wicked stepmother says, "We could get along, we could keep our Mastercharge, if you'd just get rid of those shitty kids." Finally the father hires a limo and tells the driver, "Drop 'em off on Lenox Avenue in Harlem at two in the morning." These two little white kids land there. They're menaced. And this supposedly nice black lady says, "Would you like some candy?"" - Stephen King

"To be black and beautiful means nothing in this world unless we are black and powerful." - John Henrik Clarke

"There ought to be a robust, uninhibited conversation in black America with different black ideological perspectives." - Cornel West

"Townspeople: A black sheriff? Blinkin: He's Black?! Ahchoo: Why not? It worked in Blazing Saddles." - Mel Brooks

"Black-on-black crime is a massive human rights issue that's going on in America." - Ryan Coogler

"All flowers are flirtatious - particularly if they carry hyphenated names. The more hyphens in the name, the flirtier the flower. The one-hyphen flowers - black-eyed Susan; lady-smock; musk-rose - may give you only a shy glance and then drop their eyes; the two-hyphen flowers - forget-me-not; flower-de-luce - keep glancing. Flowers with three or more hyphens flirt all over the garden and continue even when they are cut and arranged in vases. John-go-to-bed-at-noon does not go there simply to sleep." - Willard R. Espy

"In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it, you'll be the grandest lady in the Easter parade." - Irving Berlin

"What a lady says to an eager lover he may write in the wind, or in running water." - Ovid

"Your eyes will always go to red, which is why there is a lady in red in all my shows." - Florence Klotz

"My mother was a leading lady in a local theatre in Birmingham, Alabama, where I grew up." - Mary Badham

"Ian's the black sheep." "I thought I was the black sheep," said Seth, sounding almost hurt. "No. You're the unfocused artistic one. I'm the responsible one. Ian's the wild, hedonistic one." "What's hedonistic?" asked Kendall. Her father considered. "It means you run up a lot of credit card bills you ca' pay, change jobs a lot, and have a lot of...lady friends." - Richelle Mead

"Ian's the black sheep." "I thought I was the black sheep," said Seth, sounding almost hurt. "No. You're the unfocused artistic one. I'm the responsible one. Ian's the wild, hedonistic one." "What's hedonistic?" asked Kendall. Her father considered. "It means you run up a lot of credit card bills you can't pay, change jobs a lot, and have a lot of...lady friends." - Richelle Mead

"There is no more graceful and healthful accomplishment for a lady than fly-fishing, and there is no reason why a lady should not in every respect, rival a gentleman in the gentle art." - William Cowper Prime

"it was always insolent for a common man to take a chair in the presence of a lady - the word LADY, we may be sure, capitalized in her mind, and denoting not sex but rank." - Dorothy Canfield Fisher

"I know a lady in Venice would have walked barefoot to Palestine for a touch of his nether lip" - William Shakespeare

"Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him? - Lady Macbeth" - William Shakespeare

"They couldn't keep Death out, but while she was in she had to act like a lady." - Joseph Heller

"In adding up her assets, the ambitious lady calculated the worth of her beautiful body as coldly as everything else." - Mason Cooley

"In contemporary society [the typical lady] is an archaism, and can't hardly understand herself unless she knows her own history." - Emily James Smith Putnam

"The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel must be intolerably stupid" - Jane Austen

"You may be a princess or the richest woman in the world, but you cannot be more than a lady." - Jennie Jerome Churchill

"Love our Lady. And she will obtain abundant grace to help you conquer in your daily struggle." - Josemaria Escriva

"But, dear God, don't listen to me. I'm an old lady in the middle of nowhere without a real toilet." - Deb Caletti

"Nancy clutter is always in a hurry, but she always has time. And that is the definition of a lady." - Truman Capote

"My money's on the lady," he drawled. "You don't tame a vixen, you just travel in her wake." - Lora Leigh

"Most people are awestruck when they see Lady Gaga and Bette Midler, but then the queen comes in." - Jake Shimabukuro

"There was an old lady who lived in a shoe. She had so many kids... her uterus fell out!" - Andrew Dice Clay

"Once upon a time there was a young lady who lived in a marsh, and her name was Poison." - Chris Wooding

"Love isn't lying, it's loose in a lady who lingers, saying she is lost, and choking on hello." - Sidney Crosby

"I'm so quick, I could spit in the wind, duck, and let it hit the old lady behind me." - Roddy Piper

"Mary means enlightener, because She brought forth the Light of the world. In the Syriac tongue, Mary signifies Lady." - Isidore of Seville

"A lady 'twixt two knights' stone effigies, And every day in dusky glory steeps Their sculptured slumber of five centuries." - Emma Lazarus

"Stars of the summer night! Far in yon azure deeps, Hide, hide your golden light! She sleeps! My lady sleeps!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"In case of an accident, anyone seeing her dead on the highway would know at once she was a lady." - Flannery O'Connor

"I think there's a danger in overexposure. Just think what happened to Lady Godiva - she became a chocolate." - Kenneth Jay Lane

"Lady Clara Vere de Vere Was eight years old, she said: Every ringlet, lightly shaken, ran itself in golden thread." - Lewis Carroll

"It's like Shelley. Like Werther. Like a Japanese Ophelia. Like a beautiful Oriental Lady in the Lake." - Peter Greenaway

"In contemporary society [the typical lady] is an archaism, and can't hardly understand herself unless she knows her own history." - Emily James Putnam

"Are you a lucky little lady in the City of Light? Or just another lost angel... City of Night?" - Jim Morrison

"The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid." - Jane Austen

"Like all New York hotel lady cashiers she had red hair and had been disappointed in her first husband." - Al Capp

"In general, people are comfortable sharing their music. There are two exceptions, though - Lady Gaga and Britney Spears." - Daniel Ek

"If adventures will not befall a young lady in her own village, she must seek them abroad." - Jane Austen

"Things began to pick up for me record-wise when in 1971 I wrote 'She's a Lady' for Tom Jones." - Paul Anka

"In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated." - Walter Annenberg

"I was a lady gunda in school. Everyone was scared of me, and I was really short and round." - Bipasha Basu

"You may be a princess or the richest woman in the world, but you cannot be more than a lady." - Lady Randolph Churchill

"Warren Buffett pays taxes on a smaller percentage of his billions in income than his cleaning lady." - Eric Alterman

"I want 'The Lady' magazine to be restored to its traditional place in the pantheon of weekly magazines." - Rachel Johnson

"There was a time when no difficult subjects were ever aired in the 'Lady', and sadly, life isn't like that." - Rachel Johnson

"An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold, and her preparations for viewing were awesome." - William Manchester

"Yes I had to dress up in drag but what fun. And now I feel like a real lady." - Robbie Williams

"What are you going to do now? I just wrapped a remake of The Poseidon Adventure .. Lady in the Water." - Wolfgang Petersen

"Jessica Lange is a sweetheart, the nicest lady in the world. She has a Poodle named Jack." - Evan Peters

"Lady Gaga is one of the most amazingly talented musicians to bring her gifts to humanity in a long time." - Jared Polis

"In France, a first lady has no status, and therefore she isn't supposed to do anything else." - Valerie Trierweiler

"Somebody who never got over the embarrassing fact that he was born in bed with a lady." - Sydney J Harris

"In black and white you suggest, in color you state." - Paul Outerbridge

"[T]here's nobody Black in charge of anything in Hollywood." - Russell Simmons

"I was born in Detroit, in an all black neighborhood." - Steven Seagal

"We [black actors] are more respected in Europe, because in Europe, I'm not a black actor - I'm an action star. In America, I'm a black actor." - Fred Williamson

"Lady Bracknell. Good afternoon, dear Algernon, I hope you are behaving very well. Algernon. I'm feeling very well, Aunt Augusta. Lady Bracknell. That's not quite the same thing. In fact the two things rarely go together." - Oscar Wilde

"Foreign lady once remarked to the wife of a Spartan commander that the women of Sparta were the only women in the world who could rule men. "We are the only women who raise men," the Spartan lady replied...." - Plutarch

"Lady Bracknell. Good afternoon, dear Algernon, I hope you are behaving very well. Algernon. I'm feeling very well, Aunt Augusta. Lady Bracknell. That's not quite the same thing. In fact the two things rarely go together." - Oscar Wilde



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