Reference > Quotations > Robert Christy, comp. > Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages
Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
A lady’s age once known will always be remembered, and that more for spite than love.  Richardson.  1
Far fetched, and dear bought, is good for ladies.  2
Ladies, by all the laws of war, are privileged.  Shakespeare.  3
“Ladies have ladies’ whims,” said crazy Ann, when she draggled her cloak in the gutter.  Danish.  4
Ladies keep men by keeping them off.  Punch.  5
Ladies are whitest in a blackamoor’s land.  6
Tell me how many ladies’ maids a lady has had, and I will tell you her temper.  Punch.  7
The Grecian ladies counted their age from their marriage, not birth.  Homer.  8
The society of ladies is the school of politeness.  9

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2015 · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors · World Lit.