Quotes: part I

Here’s a list of great quotes – either about women, relationships, or just life in general – that we feel everyone should hear at least once.
Since we’re trying to keep things readable, we’re keeping the quotes to 55 per page.
If you have any favorites, feel free to email them along to wickedwomenmag@gmail.com ~ Thanks!

 

* “Men only speak of love when it’s of convenience to them.” – Maid Marian, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

* “Instead, ask yourself, my dearest love, what should a free man do?” – Gorgo, 300

* “I love being a woman. I love the sexiness we get to exude. But the best thing about being a woman is the power we have over men.” – Eva Longoria

* “I love you. I’ll wait for you. Come back. Come back to me.” – Cecilia Tallis, Atonement

* “Truth takes time.” – Irina Derevko, ALIAS

* “Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.” – Domino Harvey

* “Better a silly girl with a flower than a silly boy with a horse and a stick.” – Jocelyn, A Knight’s Tale

* “Freedom isn’t free at all, that it comes with the highest of costs. The cost of blood.” –  Gorgo, 300

* “To me, a great love story is a great love story, and it doesn’t matter what gender is involved.” – Piper Perabo

* “It is a common delusion that you make things better by talking about them.” – Dame Rose Macaulay

* “Procrastination isn’t the problem, it’s the solution. So procrastinate now, don’t put it off.” – Ellen DeGeneres

* “I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.” – Rita Rudner

* “Dance is a song of the body, either of joy or pain.” – Martha Graham

* “Your name makes no matter to me, so long as I may call you my own.” – Jocelyn, A Knight’s Tale

* “The rarest thing in the world is a woman who is pleased with photographs of herself.” – Elizabeth Metcalf

* “Freedom isn’t free at all, that it comes with the highest of costs. The cost of blood.” – Gorgo, 300

* “There’s only one woman’s words that should affect the mood of my husband. Those are mine.” – Gorgo, 300

* “Well-behaved women seldom make history.” – Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

* “Ultimately you’ll do what you want, that’s what free will’s all about.” – Irina Derevko, ALIAS

* “There is a special kind of hell for women who do not help other women.” – Madeline Albright

* “I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it.” – Mae West

* “Messenger: What makes this woman think she can speak among men?

Queen Gorgo: Because only Spartan women give birth to real men.” – 300

* “You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost.” – Martha Graham

* “Dear Book, this is another day in the life. A life is like a book, a book is like a box. A box has six sides. Inside and outside. So, how do you get to what’s inside? How do you get what’s inside out? Once upon a time there was a girl who lived in a beautiful box and everybody loved her.” – Gia, Gia

* “No this is not a love story, but it is a story about love. About those who give in into it, and the price they pay. And those who run away from it, because they are afraid, or because they do not believe they’re worthy of it. She ran away. He gave in.” –  Julia Russell, Original Sin

* “Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.” – Martha Graham

* “Being single isn’t the worst thing that can happen, being in a bad relationship is.” – Tina Stull

* “What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.” – Scott Westerfeld

* “The only question that matters in art, in sport, in life, in love, is which one is bigger: your fear or your passion.” – @dragonwrites on Twitter

* “So many gods, so many creeds /So many paths that wind and wind/When just the art of being kind/Is all this sad world needs.” – Ellen Wheeler Wilcox

* “Dreams are illusions from the book your soul is writing about you.” – Marsha Norman

* “Resentment is like swallowing poison and hoping someone else dies.” – Carrie Fisher

* “It is soul crushing to feel happy, to feel real life drain away while you lay in bed and shake with pain.” – Unknown

* “Never regret anything, because at one time it was exactly what you wanted.”  – Jon Accarrino

* “If you really want a great relationship, the key is to understand what your mate is feeling, not saying.” – Unknown

* “You have enemies? Good. It means you stood up for something in your life.” – Winston Churchill

* “All things I do are in every woman. Every woman is Medea. Every woman is Jocasta. There comes a time when a woman is a mother to her husband. Clytemnestra is every woman when she kills.” – Martha Graham

* “If you have a mate, you’re lucky. Treasure each other, for you never know how long you have with each other.”  – Unknown

* “Never tear your woman down or never let her cry because sooner or later she’ll be saying goodbye.” – @RobKardashian on Twitter

* “All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to the other person to realize you’re worth it.” – Anonymous

* “Don’t waste your time worrying about what people think of you. Just hold on to the ones that care.” – @beehavior on Twitter

* “Never settle for your unwanted situation. And don’t make another excuse for why you should stay in it. Make change!” – Unknown

* “If it’s a broken part, replace it. If it’s a broken arm then brace it. If it’s a broken heart, then face it.” – Jason Mraz

* “A real man doesn’t make love to a million women.” – Unknown

* “I’m asked so often whether I believe in life after death. I do believe in the sanctity of life, the continuity of life and of energy. I know the anonymity of death has no appeal for me. It is the now that I must face and want to face.” – Martha Graham

* “It’s easier to leave than to be left behind!” – Unknown

* “The body says what words cannot.” – Martha Graham

* “Man loves little and often. Woman much and rarely.” – Unknown

* “Life is about always being appreciative of what you have and who you are.” – @JasonBinn on Twitter

* “Pretending to be someone your not is a waste of the person you are.” – Kurt Cobain

* “Love’s something you do. Don’t just feel it: Express it, live it, allow it the freedom to deeply shape you!”  -Rich Nicastro

* “Time makes us forget memories, but a few memories make us forget time; they make life worthwhile.” – Annonymous

* “The greatest gift you can give someone is to try and understand their struggle and pain.” – Rich Nicastro

* “We have to decide when someone can break into our lives, & when we should have to be better with someone new.” – @AmandaAdriani on Twitter

* “There is a vitality, a life-force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost.” – Martha Graham (also happens to be Mariska Hargitay’s favorite quote)

 

~*~ Onto page II of Quotes ~*~

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