"Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History "

 

MY SECIND FAVORITE HOUSEHOLD CHORE IS IRONING,   MY FIRST BEING HITTING MY HEAD ON THE TOP BUNK UNTIL I FAINT.
– ERMA BOMBECK

 

I AM A MARVELOUS HOUSE KEEPER.  EVERY TIME I LEAVE A MAN I KEEP HIS HOUSE.
– ZSA ZSA GABOR

 

IF YOUR HOUSE IS REALLY A MESS AND A STRANGER COMES TO THE DOOR, GREET HIM WITH; "WHO COULD HAVE DONE THIS?  WE HAVE NO ENEMIES."
–PHYLLIS DILLER

 

A MAN IN A BAR SMUGLY ASKED ME HOW I WOULD LIKE MY EGGS IN THE MORNING.  I REPLIED "UNFERTILIZED".   UNKNOWN

IF HIGH HEELS WERE SO WONDERFUL, MEN WOULD STILL BE WEARING THEM.

SUE GRAFTON

     

I'M NOT OFFENDED BY ALL THE DUMB BLONDE JOKES BECAUSE I KNOW I AM NOT DUMBŠ..I ALSO KNOW THAT I AM NOT BLONDE.
– DOLLY PARTON

 

I WAS GOING TO COMMIT SUICIDE BY STICKING MY HEAD IN THE OVEN, BUT THERE WAS A CAKE IN IT.
–LESLIE BOONE

 

I HATE HOUSE WORK! YOU MAKE THE BEDS, YOU DO THE DISHES, AND SIX MONTHS LATER YOU HAVE TO START ALL OVER AGAIN. 

– JOAN RIVERS

 

WHEN YOU SEE WHAT SOME GIRLS MARRY, YOU REALIZE THEY MUST HATE TO WORK FOR A LIVING.
- HELEN ROWLAND

 

I CAN'T MATE IN CAPTIVITY. 
- GLORIA STEINMAN

 

Women who have broken out of the role:


Science

JANE GOODALL – PRIMATOLOGIST

ROSALID FRANKLIN – DNA STRUCTURE

GERTRUDE ELION - NOBEL PRIZE BIOCHEMISTRY

DOROTHY HODKIN - NOBEL PRIZE CRYSTALS

RITA LEVI-MONTALCINI – NOBEL PRIZE NEUROSCIENCE

GRACE HOPPER - COMPUTER PIONEER

MARGARET MEAD – SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGIST

GERTY CORI – NOBEL PRIZE BIOCHEMISTRY

MARIE CURIE -  NOBEL PRIZE PHYSICIST

ELIZABETH BLAKWELL -  FIRST US WOMAN TO EARN MEDICAL DEGREE

ADA, COUNTESS OF LOVELACE - MATHEMATICIAN

HYPATIA OF ALEXANDRIA – ASTRONOMER

 

ART

ELAINE DE KOONING  - PAINTER

FRIDA KAHLO  - PAINTER

GEORGIA O'KEEFFEE – PAINTER

MARIA MONTOYA MARTINES - POTTER

CAMILE CLAUDEL -  SCULPTOR

BERTHE MORISOT - PAINTER

IKE GYOKURAN – PAINTER

MARIA SIBYLLA MERIAN – BOTANICAL ARTIST

MARY BEALE – PORTRAITIST

JUDITH LEYSTER -  PAINTER

MA SHOUSHEN – PAINTER

ENDE – ILLUMINATOR

HELEN OF EGYPT – PAINTER

 

RULERS

AUNG SAN SUU KYI – MYANMAR OPPOSITION LEADER

MARGARET THATCHER – BRITISH PRIME MINISTER

INDIRA GANDHI – PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT – FIRST LADY / CHAIR UN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

GOLDA MEIR PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL

LILIUOKALANI – LAST MONARCH OF HAWAII

AMINA – NIGERIAN QUEEN

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS

JOAN OF ARC – LEADER OF THE FRENCH ARMY

BOADICEA- CELTIC WARRIOR QUEEN

 

THEY SAY YOU CATCH MORE FLIES WITH They say you catch more flies with honey.  Well I never had to instigate contact with a fly - especially a man's fly and as far as honey goes  Honey, I'LL believe we have achieved equal status when America has a "First Gentleman" and there is a lady BEHIND the desk rather than under the desk in the oval office.