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"I have a maid." - Ryan Murphy

"The blushing beauties of a modest maid." - John Dryden

"Faint heart never won fair maid." - William Shakespeare

"A maid that laughs is half taken." - John Ray

"The sweetest garland to the sweetest maid." - Thomas Tickell

"Then, fare thee well, deceitful Maid!" - Lord Byron

"I'm a real Kentish maid, you know." - Jo Brand

"The maid screamed. The Queen gasped. Sophie waved." - Roald Dahl

"Faith is the master, and reason the maid-servant." - Martin Luther

"I'd rather play a maid than be one." - Hattie Mcdaniel

"Let thy maid servant be faithful, strong, and homely." - Benjamin Franklin

"The kiss, snatch'd hasty from the sidelong maid." - James Thomson

"O Music! sphere-descended maid, Friend of Pleasure, Wisdom's aid!" - William Collins

"Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever." - Charles Kingsley

"What I will not do is continue to perpetuate stereotypes. I'm the daughter of a maid; why do I have to also play a maid? My mom was a maid so I didn't have to be a maid." - Gina Rodriguez

"Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity." - William Blake

"I'm just an old maid with an attraction to men." - Janet Reno

"I've given every maid I've portrayed soul and heart." - Lupe Ontiveros

"I'd rather make $700 a week playing a maid than earn $7 a day being a maid." - Hattie Mcdaniel

"Pick up your clothes. I am not your maid. How do I know this? A maid cannot kill you with a tube sock. I can." - Rob Thurman

"The Maid and her soldiers will have the victory. Therefore the Maid is willing that you, Duke of Bedford, should not destroy yourself." - Joan Of Arc

"Archaeology is not only the hand maid of history, it is also the conservator of art." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Silence is only commendable In a neat's tongue dried, and a maid not vendible." - William Shakespeare

"Young Adam Cupid, he that shot so trim, When King Cophetua loved the beggar-maid!" - William Shakespeare

"How, like a moth, the simple maid Still plays around the flame!" - John Gay

"...the honour of a maid is her name; and no legacy is so rich as honesty." - William Shakespeare

"I'd rather die Maid, and lead apes in Hell Than wed an inmate of Silenus' Cell." - Richard Brathwait

"Some thoughtlessly proclaim the Muses nine: A tenth is Sappho, maid divine." - Anonymous

"The honor of a maid is her name, and no legacy is so rich as honesty." - William Shakespeare

"Silence is only commendable In a neat's tongue dried, and a maid not vendible." - William Shakespeare

"What is thy name, faire maid? quote he. Penelophon, O King, quoth she." - Thomas Percy

"Of boasting more than of a bomb afraid, A soldier should be modest as a maid." - Edward Young

"The maid whom now you court in vain Will quickly run in quest of man." - Horace

"Better die an old maid, sister, than marry the wrong man." - Billy Sunday

"...which fairy-tale princess ever chose her maid over her prince?" - Kate Morton

"The only game I like to play is "Old Maid", providing she's not too old" - Groucho Marx

"Be good, sweet maid, and don't forget that this involves being as clever as you can." - C S Lewis

"To many a youth and many a maid, dancing in the chequer'd shade." - John Milton

"Some thoughtlessly proclaim the Muses nine: A tenth is Sappho, maid divine." - Plato

"When there is an old maid in the house, a watchdog is unnecessary." - Honore De Balzac

"Hey, when I said work fast, I didn't mean your friend, I meant the maid." - Groucho Marx

"Archaeology is not only the hand maid of history, it is also the conservator of art." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"Maid of Athens, ere we part, Give, oh give me back my heart!" - Lord Byron

"When Music, heavenly maid, was young, While yet in early Greece she sung." - William Collins

"Come down, O maid, from yonder mountain height: What pleasure lives in height (the shepherd sang)?" - Alfred Tennyson

"He is a fool that kisseth the maid when he may kiss the mistress." - Proverbs

"[The] maid of honor - the unambiguous, grown-up equivalent of wearing best friend necklaces." - Emily Giffin

"She would have been a very remarkable woman, if she had not been an old maid." - Thomas Nelson Page

"I'm just an awkward old maid with a very great affection for men." - Janet Reno

"Talk of unusual swell of waist In maid of honor loosely laced." - Matthew Green

"Of her scorn the maid repented, And the shepherd - of his love." - Anna Letitia Barbauld

"Heav'n first taught letters for some wretch's aid, Some banish'd lover, or some captive maid." - Alexander Pope

"My mother was a very hard-working maid, and their stories are worth telling." - Judy Reyes

"I never saw film stars at home. We had no maid, no cook, no swimming pool." - Natalie Wood

"The fear of being an old maid made young girls rush into matrimony with a recklessness that astonishes." - Louisa May Alcott

"My dream part would be to play Mitt Romney's sarcastic black maid. We could call it 'Mammy & Me.'" - Natasha Leggero

"Maid of the luminous grey-eyes, Mistress of honey and marble implacable white thighs and Goddess, chaste daughter of Zeus." - Hilda Doolittle

"I sighed. "And what am I to you, Al?" "My maid," he said brightly. "Shall we do this?" - Kim Harrison

"Tis said the lion will turn and flee From a maid in the pride of her purity." - Lord Byron

"Or merry swains, who quaff the nut-brown ale, And sing enamour'd of the nut-brown maid." - James Beattie

"The maid of India, blossomed again to hold In her full lap the Champac's leaves of gold." - Thomas Moore

"She was and is (what can there more be said?) On earth the first, in heaven the second maid." - Anonymous

"Only the deepest love will persuade me into matrimony, which is why I shall end up an old maid." - Elizabeth Bennett

"When discovered by his wife, kissing the maid, Groucho said, "I was just whispering in her mouth"" - Groucho Marx

"What an old maid I'm getting to be. lacking the courage to be in love with death!" - Arthur Rimbaud

"Henry VIII had so many wives because his dynastic sense was very strong whenever he saw a maid of honour." - Will Cuppy

"If there's one thing I don't look for in a maid, it's discretion. Except with my own secrets, of course." - Julian Fellowes

"You know what Arnold Schwarzenegger and Meg Whitman have in common? They both got in trouble for stiffing the maid." - Jay Leno

"Lovely Rita, Meter Maid, nothing could come between us. When it gets dark I'll tow your heart away" - Paul Mccartney

"Yonder a maid and her wight Come whispering by: War's annals will cloud into night Ere their story die." - Thomas Hardy

"Ah! Whither, whither shall I fly, A poor unhappy Maid; To hopeless Love and Misery By my own Heart betray'd?" - William Congreve

"And the mystery knight should defeat all challengers and name the wolf maid the queen of love and beauty." - George R R Martin

"Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle." - Edna Ferber

"The maid that loves goes out to sea upon a shattered plank, and puts her trust in miracles for safety." - Edward Young

"I don't think that because I'm not married it's made my life any less. That old maid myth is garbage." - Diane Keaton

"My dream part would be to play Mitt Romney's sarcastic black maid. We could call it 'Mammy & Me.'" - Natasha Leggero

"My nan was a nursery maid. Most people weren't in big houses. They were maids of all work." - Sarah Waters

"Vacuuming is great. I do the laundry. I love washing machines. I'm the maid in my house." - Denis Leary

"I'm actually a hardcore otaku who likes maids more than having three meals a day. And I only read books related to maids. Also, I only visit maid cafes. Of course, I also collect maid figurines. I play games which feature female maids and it turns me on so much. Then I'll wear the maid uniforms and jump in joy. I'll take my leave now." - Hiro Fujiwara

"Fair maid, white and red, Comb me smooth, and stroke my head; And every hair a sheave shall be, And every sheave a golden tree." - George Peele

"Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she. . . ." - William Shakespeare

"Though logic-choppers rule the town, And every man and maid and boy Has marked a distant object down, An aimless joy is a pure joy...." - William Butler Yeats

"Politeness, however, acts the lady's maid to our thoughts; and they are washed, dressed, curled, rouged, and perfumed, before they are presented to the public ..." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Medicine, likewise, because it deals with things, has always been for our serener circles a Cinderella, blooming maid as happily as she has grown nevertheless." - Clifford Allbutt

"Come away, come away, death, And in sad cypres let me be laid; Fly away, fly away, breath; I am slain by a fair cruel maid." - William Shakespeare

"Good morrow, 'tis Saint Valentine's Day, All in the morn betime, And I a maid at your window, To be your valentine." - William Shakespeare

"How beautiful is youth! how bright it gleams with its illusions, aspirations, dreams! Book of Beginnings, Story without End, Each maid a heroine, and each man a friend!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Then fare thee well, deceitful maid, 'Twere vain and fruitless to regret thee; Nor hope nor memory yield their aid, But time may teach me to forget thee." - Lord Byron

"To-morrow is Saint Valentine's day. All in the morning betime, And I a maid at your window, To be your Valentine." - William Shakespeare

"But 'neath yon crimson tree, Lover to listening maid might breathe his flame, Nor mark, within its roseate canopy, Her blush of maiden shame." - William Cullen Bryant

"An Arab, by his earnest gaze, Has clothed a lovely maid with blushes; A smile within his eyelids plays And into words his longing gushes." - William R Alger

"What happiness the rural maid attends, In cheerful labour while each day she spends! She gratefully receives what Heav'n has sent, And, rich in poverty, enjoys content." - John Gay

"Beheld the duteous son, the sire decayed, The modest matron, and the blushing maid, Forc'd from their homes, a melancholy train, To traverse climes beyond the Western main." - Oliver Goldsmith

"When music, heavenly maid, was young, While yet in early Greece she sung, The Passions oft to hear her shell, Throng'd around her magic cell." - William Collins

"Oh, why should vows so fondly made, Be broken ere the morrow, To one who loves as never maid Loved in this world of sorrow?" - James Hogg

"They come like sacrifices in their trim, And to the fire-eyed maid of smoky war All hot and bleeding will we offer them." - William Shakespeare

"The maid who modesty conceals Her beauties, while she hides, reveals: Gives but a glimpse, and fancy draws Whate'er the Grecian Venus was." - Edward Moore

"Don't protest outside of a rich man's house in the daytime, you'll just scare the maid, and that's Arnold Schwarzenegger's job." - Craig Ferguson

"And then like thunder broke the frost, The chill wall fell, and morrowless Immortal maid and man embraced, Their light and shadow mingling." - Alison Croggon

"She dwelt among the untrodden ways Beside the springs of Dove, A maid whom there were none to praise And very few to love." - William Wordsworth

"Chemistry... is like the maid occupied with daily civilisation; she is busy with fertilisers, medicines, glass, insecticides ... for she dispenses the recipes." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"But 'neath yon crimson tree Lover to listening maid might breathe his flame, Nor mark, within its roseate canopy, Her blush of maiden shame." - William C Bryant

"The best loved man or maid in the town would perish with anguish Could they hear all that their friends say in the course of a day." - John Hay

"To hear Alice Keppel talk about her escape from France, one would think she had swum the Channel, with her maid between her teeth." - Ronald Greville

"I find men terribly exciting, and any girl who says she doesn't is an anemic old maid, a streetwalker, or a saint." - Lana Turner

"Why should I complain about making $7,000 a week playing a maid? If I didn't, I'd be making $7 a week being one." - Hattie Mcdaniel

"I'm proud to represent those hands that labor in this country. I've given every maid I've ever portrayed soul and heart." - Lupe Ontiveros

"Nowadays a parlor maid as ignorant as Queen Victoria was when she came to the throne would be classed as mentally defective." - George Bernard Shaw

"Maid Marion, who said to Robin Hood, I will not live in a house with a Little John. Never got a dinner!" - Red Buttons

"Good Luck is a giddy maid, Fickle and restless as a fawn; She smooths your hair; and then the jade Kisses you quickly, and is gone." - Heinrich Heine

"If I come dressed like a village maid, I am but as my fortunes are: I am a beggar born, she said, And not the Lady Clare." - Alfred Tennyson

"Breakfast had been prepared by the kitchen maid, an indifferent performer who had used the scorched earth policy on the bacon again." - P G Wodehouse

"She dwelt among the untrodden ways Beside the springs of Dove, A maid whom there were none to praise And very few to love:" - William Wordsworth

"In Scarlet town, where I was born, There was a fair maid dwellin', Made every youth cry Well-a-day! Her name was Barbara Allen." - Ballads

"The graveyards are full of women whose houses were so spotless you could eat off the floor. Remember the second wife always has a maid." - Heloise Cruse

"The best loved man or maid in the town would perish with anguish Could they hear all that their friends say in the course of a day." - John Hay

"I care not for these ladies, That must be wooed and prayed; Give me kind Amaryllis, The wanton country maid. Nature art disdaineth; Her beauty is her own." - Thomas Campion

"... there are four women in every man's heart. The Maid in the Meadow, the Demon Lover, the Stouthearted Woman, the Tall and Quiet Woman." - Annie Proulx

"If Mother and Mameha couldn't come to an agreement, I would remain a maid all my life just as surely as a turtle remains a turtle" - Arthur Golden

"... there are four women in every man's heart. The Maid in the Meadow, the Demon Lover, the Stouthearted Woman, the Tall and Quiet Woman." - Annie Proulx

"An original something, dear maid, you would wish me to write; but how shall I begin? For I'm sure I have not original in me, Excepting Original Sin." - Thomas Campbell

"My mom raised me to be clean, so it's in my nature. I have two little girls, and I'm married, but we've got a nanny and a maid." - Vanilla Ice

"Three things know a secret- First; the lady in a dream, The dog that barks no warning, And a maid that does not scream." - Mercedes Lackey

"Women who marry early are often overly enamored of the kind of man who looks great in wedding pictures and passes the maid of honor his telephone number." - Anna Quindlen

"There is one type of ideal woman very seldom described in poetry - the old maid, the woman whom sorrow or misfortune prevents from fulfilling her natural destiny." - Lafcadio Hearn

"No lusting after your neighbor's house - or wife or servant or maid or ox or donkey. Don't set your heart on anything that is your neighbor's." - Moses

"Acquaintance many, and conquaintance few, But for inquaintance I know only two - The friend I've wept and the maid I woo." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Yet I would not die a maid, because I had a mother, As I was by one brought forth, I would bring forth another." - Thomas Campion

"I was a maid, so cleaning toilets wasn't my favorite thing, but honestly, standing outside all day in the cold was worse." - Kristin Bauer Van Straten

"When one of my Japanese teacups is broken, I imagine that the real cause was not the careless hand of a maid but the anxieties of the figures inhabiting the curves of that porcelain. Their grim decision to commit suicide doesn't shock me: they used the maid as one of us might use a gun." - Fernando Pessoa

"Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief That thou her maid art far more fair than she. Be not her maid, since she is envious. Her vestal livery is but sick and green, And none but fools do wear it. Cast it off." - William Shakespeare

"The proper motto is not Be good, sweet maid, and let who can be clever, but Be good sweet maid, and don't forget that this involves being as clever as you can. God is no fonder of intellectual slackers than any other slackers." - C S Lewis

"Valancy herself had never quite relinquished a certain pitiful, shamed, little hope that Romance would come her way yet-never, until this wet, horrible morning, when she wakened to the fact that she was twenty-nine and unsought by any man. Ay, there lay the sting. Valancy did not mind so much being an old maid. After all, she thought, being an old maid couldn't possibly be as dreadful as being married to an Uncle Wellignton or an Uncle Benjamin, or even an Uncle Herbert. What hurt her was that she had never had a chance to be anything but an old maid." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Valancy herself had never quite relinquished a certain pitiful, shamed, little hope that Romance would come her way yet-never, until this wet, horrible morning, when she wakened to the fact that she was twenty-nine and unsought by any man. Ay, there lay the sting. Valancy did not mind so much being an old maid. After all, she thought, being an old maid couldn't possibly be as dreadful as being married to an Uncle Wellignton or an Uncle Benjamin, or even an Uncle Herbert. What hurt her was that she had never had a chance to be anything but an old maid." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Valancy herself had never quite relinquished a certain pitiful, shamed, little hope that Romance would come her way yet-never, until this wet, horrible morning, when she wakened to the fact that she was twenty-nine and unsought by any man. Ay, there lay the sting. Valancy did not mind so much being an old maid. After all, she thought, being an old maid could' possibly be as dreadful as being married to an Uncle Wellignton or an Uncle Benjamin, or even an Uncle Herbert. What hurt her was that she had never had a chance to be anything but an old maid." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"The heart of a man to the heart of a maid- Light of my tents, be fleet- Morning awaits at the end of the world, And the world is all at our feet." - Rudyard Kipling

"The wild hawk to the wind-swept sky The deer to the wholesome wold; And the heart of a man to the heart of a maid, As it was in the days of old." - Rudyard Kipling

"Of all the old maid's blessing, the greatest is carte blanche. Spinsterhood is powerful; once a woman is called "that crazy old maid" she can get away with anything." - Florence King

"This is the month, and this the happy morn, wherein the Son of heaven's eternal King, of wedded Maid and Virgin Mother born, our great redemption from above did bring." - John Milton

"my uncle ... had the misfortune to be ever touched in his brain, and, as a convincing proof, married his maid, at an age when he and she both had more occasion for a nurse than a parson." - Charlotte Charke

"Well, dinner would have been splendid... if the wine had been as cold as the soup, the beef as rare as the service, the brandy as old as the fish, and the maid as willing as the Duchess." - Winston Churchill

"I dont see myself as any different from all the other Filipinos who have gone abroad looking for opportunity, to be a nurse, a labourer, a maid or a prostitute." - Miguel Syjuco

"I thought it out this very day, Noon upon the clock, A man may put pretence away Who leans upon a stick, May sing, and sing until he drop, Whether to maid or hag...." - William Butler Yeats

"Better be an old maid, a woman with herself as a husband, than the wife of a fool; and Solomon more than hints that all men are fools; and every wise man knows himself to be one." - Herman Melville

"I am your wife if you will marry me. If not, I'll die your maid. To be your fellow You may deny me, but I'll be your servant Whether you will or no." - William Shakespeare

"I am determined that only the deepest love will induce me into matrimony. So... I shall end an old maid, and teach your ten children to embroider cushions and play their instruments very ill." - Jane Austen

"We sometimes think that we hate flattery, but we only hate the manner in which it is done. [Fr., On croit quelquefoir hair la flatterie; maid on ne hait que a maniere de flatter.]" - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"... the time will come when no servant will be hired without a diploma from some training school, and a girl will as much expect to fit herself for house-maid or cook, as for dressmaker or any trade." - Lydia Hoyt Farmer

"He called her: mother of pearl, barley woman, rice provider, millet basket, corn maid, flax princess, all-maker, weef She called him: fawn, roebuck, stag, courage, thunderman, all-in-green, mountain strider, keeper of forests, my-love-rides" - Judy Grahn

"I was never one of those girls who dreamt of Prince Charming. To piss off my mom, I would say, 'I'm never having kids and I'm going to be a fabulously rich old maid with cute butlers and dogs.'" - Jessica Biel



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