quote by Lana Turner

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

Practical Old Maids quotations

Old maids quote Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a

Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.

Gentlemen, be courteous to the old maids, no matter how poor and plain and prim, for the only chivalry worth having is that which is the readiest to to pay deference to the old, protect the feeble, and serve womankind, regardless of rank, age, or color.

Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other tempers, as woman's destiny requires, have for the most part a mania for making everything about them bend to them.

Old maids quote Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the old

Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.

Fifty years from now Britain will still be the country of long shadows on county grounds, warm beer, invincible green suburbs, dog lovers and pools fillers and - as George Orwell said - “old maids bicycling to Holy Communion through the morning mist” and if we get our way - Shakespeare still read even in school.

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

A country of long shadows on county cricket grounds, warm beer, green suburbs, dog lovers, and old maids cycling to holy communion through the morning mist.

Old maids quote Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

Old maids sweeten their tea with scandal.

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.

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.

Old maids quote If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.

If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.

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.

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.'

Bachelors' wives and old maids' children are always perfect.

Old maids quote Old days won't open new doors.

Old days won't open new doors.

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I'm just an old maid with an attraction to men.

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.

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

Old maids quote Old ways won't open new doors.

Old ways won't open new doors.

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When there is an old maid in the house, a watchdog is unnecessary.

Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity.

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

Old maids quote Fight me if you wish, but remember I am old for a reason.

Fight me if you wish, but remember I am old for a reason.

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Prophet may you be! If I be false, or swerve a hair from truth, when time is old and hath forgot itself, when waterdrops have worn the stones of Troy, and blind oblivion swallowed cities up, and mighty states characterless are grated to dusty nothing, yet let memory, from false to false, among false maids in love, upbraid my falsehood!

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.

children had no place in love affairs. Children ought to be born to widows and old maids.

Old maids quote Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.

Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.

If the soup had been as warm as the wine;

if the wine had been as old as the turkey; and if the turkey had had a breast like the maid, it would have been a swell dinner.

Better die an old maid, sister, than marry the wrong man.

Old maids do not mind giving people trouble.

Old maids quote When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to l

When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life

While it is true that commercial art is always in danger of ending up as a prostitute, it is equally true that noncommercial art is always in danger of ending up as an old maid.

Old maids claw as cats do. They not only inflict wounds but experience pleasure in doing so. Nor will they fail to remind their victims of the blood drawn.

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

Old maids quote Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.

Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.

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

And the jocund rebecks sound To many a youth, and many a maid, Dancing in the checkered shade. And young and old come forth to play On a sunshine holiday.

Sleep is not, death is not; Who seem to die Live. House you were born in, Friends of your spring-time, old man and young maid, Day's toil and it's guerdon, They are all vanishing, Fleeing to fables, Cannot be moored

Old maids quote You are never too old to set another goal, or to dream a new dream.

You are never too old to set another goal, or to dream a new dream.

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Money is only useful when you get rid of it.

It is like the odd card in "Old Maid"; the player who is finally left with it has lost.

At twenty-five, girls begin to talk about being old maids, but secretly resolve that they never will. At thirty, they say nothing about it, but quietly accept the fact.

The fear of being an old maid made young girls rush into matrimony with a recklessness that astonishes.

Can it be that chance has made me one of those women so immersed in one man that, whether they are barren or not, they carry with them to the grave the shriveled innocence of an old maid?

The women who take husbands not out of love but out of greed, to get their bills paid, to get a fine house and clothes and jewels; the women who marry to get out of a tiresome job, or to get away from disagreeable relatives, or to avoid being called an old maid -- these are whores in everything but name. The only difference between them and my girls is that my girls gave a man his money's worth.

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