Helen Hayes (at 73): The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.
Janette Barber: I refuse to think of them as chin hairs. I prefer to think of them as stray eyebrows.
Jan King: Who ever thought up the word “Mammogram”? Every time I hear it, I think I’m supposed to put my breast in an envelope and send it to someone.
Linda Ellerbee: A few weeks after my surgery, I went out to play catch with my golden retriever. When I bent over to pick up the ball, my prosthesis fell out. The dog snatched it, and I found myself chasing him down the road yelling, “Hey, come back here with my breast!”
Carrie Snow: A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who never owned a car.
Jane Sellman: The phrase “working mother” is redundant.
Charlotte Whitton: Whatever women must do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
Caryn Leschen: Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart.
Catherine Aird: If you can’t be a good example, then you’ll just have to be a horrible warning.