Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
— Margaret Thatcher

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

Life, Lady Stutfield, is simply a mauvais quart d'heure made up of exquisite moments.
— Oscar Wilde

Faint heart never won fair lady.
— Miguel de Cervantes

By the time you swear you're his, Shivering and sighing, And he vows his passion is Infinite, undying - Lady, make a note of this: One of you is lying.
— Dorothy Parker