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"Whatever your fight, don't be ladylike." - Mother Jones

"No matter what the fight, don't be ladylike!" - Mother Jones

"I would describe my look as 'ladylike rock chick." - Felicity Jones

"I would describe my look as 'ladylike rock chick.'" - Felicity Jones

"I love the return of sweetness and lace. Ladylike dressing is back and it's beautiful." - Glenda Bailey

"I try hard to look hip but ladylike; current, but not like I'm trying to be 16." - Morgan Fairchild

"I won't be protected. I will choose for myself what is ladylike and right. To shield me is an insult." - E M Forster

"I do think anger is so difficult for women. Girls think it undermines their femininity; it's not very ladylike." - Koren Zailckas

"My private life is a lot more ladylike and less sultry than the fashion photos I imagine." - Carine Roitfeld

"And then also I think it's harder for women because comedy is so opposite of being ladylike." - Wanda Sykes

"It's not necessary to tell all you know. It's not ladylike-in the second place, folks don't like to have somebody around knowin' more than they do." - Harper Lee

"I was told that whistling wasn't ladylike, but I knew even then that women were simply not supposed to be that happy." - Anonymous

"My style is definitely not ladylike - frills and bows kinda scare me - but I like the military look because I love that olive green khaki color." - Cameron Russell

"Weirdly, my nickname was Lady. I didn't get Stretch, or Stilts, or Spider Legs - I got Lady. I guess I was always a bit ladylike." - Lwren Scott

"I was not ladylike, nor was I manly. I was something else altogether. There were so many different ways to be beautiful." - Michael Cunningham

"Ladylike is the beastliest word there is, I think. If a girl isn't a lady, it isn't worth while to be only like one, she'd better let it alone and be a free and happy bounder." - E. Nesbit

"Everyone seems to think I'm very ladylike. That I'm very cultured and intelligent. I drink alot of Diet Coke and belch. I've been known to use the F-word. I've told a few dirty jokes. I arm-wrestle." - Helena Bonham Carter

"...impregnation will be regarded in an entirely different manner, more in the light of a surgical operation, so that it will be thought not ladylike to have it performed in the natural manner." - Bertrand Russell

"I think my comedic style is at once bashful and explosive. It's a little bit perverted, and a little bit ladylike and old-fashioned, which is a great mix. Sort of tangy." - Jenny Slate

"Though we eat little flesh and drink no wine, Yet let's be merry: we'll have tea and toast; Custards for supper, and an endless host Of syllabubs and jellies and mince-pies, And other such ladylike luxuries." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Fits did not go over well in my house. There was a lot of discipline and obedience and you had to be very ladylike. Ladies didn't curse and I still don't curse in front of my parents." - Daisy Fuentes

"I've constantly tried new things, even as a child, and have always been obsessed with pink. Now I'm just a little more ladylike and fearless. You should never feel afraid to become a piece of art. It's exhilarating." - Nicki Minaj

"Truth is a demure lady, much too ladylike to knock you on your head and drag you to her cave. She is there, but people must want her, and seek her out." - William F. Buckley, Jr.

"I have classic and feminine taste. I'm definitely drawn to vintage-inspired and ladylike things. I like an accentuated waist, and a strong shoulder works well with my figure." - Christina Hendricks

"Truth is a demure lady, much too ladylike to knock you on your head and drag you to her cave. She is there, but people must want her, and seek her out." - William F Buckley Jr

"When we were only acquaintances, you let me be myself, but now you're always protecting me... I won't be protected. I will choose for myself what is ladylike and right. To shield me is an insult. Can't I be trusted to face the truth but I must get it second-hand through you? A woman's place!" - E M Forster

"I remember my mother would get upset with me 'cause she said I walked like my dad. But I think it was more like, there's something about you that's not quite ladylike and femme. And then when I got older - once I came out, my mom and grandma were horrified and just kind of like, where did we go wrong?" - Jacqueline Woodson

"I wish I were shyly, quietly intriguing, like Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, like someone French and fashionable who knows how to twirl her ladylike locks just so and walk adroitly on kitten heels, who is all gesture and whisper - but I am unfortunately forward and forthright: When I am interested in a man, he absolutely knows it." - Elizabeth Wurtzel

"I doubt if Dickens did, especially his women-his pretty women-Mrs. Dombey, Florence, Dora, Agnes, Ruth Pinch, Kate Nickleby, little Emily-we know them all through Hablot Browne alone-and none of them present any very marked physical characteristics. They are sweet and graceful, neither tall nor short; they have a pretty droop in their shoulders, and are very ladylike; sometimes they wear ringlets, sometimes not, and each would do very easily for the other." - George du Maurier

"It's not necessary to tell all you know. It's not ladylike - in the second place, folks don't like to have someone around knowin' more than they do. It aggravates them. Your not gonna change any of them by talkin' right, they've got to want to learn themselves, and when they don't want to learn there's nothing you can do but keep your mouth shut or talk their language." - Harper Lee



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