Women's Wicked Wisdom

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Featuring more than 2,000 quotations from notable women ranging from Mary Shelley to Courtney Love, this entertaining feast of passionate women's words offers a breadth of emotion and thought from rage and fire to wit and desire. This collection contains pieces from some of the funniest, wisest, and most outspoken women in history. From Anna Quindlen's "Have you ever noticed that what passes as a terrific man would only be an adequate woman?" to Gilda Radner's "I base most of my fashion taste on what doesn't itch," these quick quips explore the meaning of life, love, and laughter from a woman's perspective. Spotlighting sex, money, men, and the government, these quotations include some of the most acerbic retorts, sharpest humor, and most righteous wit imaginable. From Dorothy Parker to Susan Sarandon, this highly entertaining collection contains classic one-liners, laugh-out-loud turns of phrase, and uncommon pearls of truth.


Michelle Lovric is the editor of How to Write Love Letters, The Insult & Curse Book, Women & Cats, Women's Wicked Wit, and Love Letters: An Anthology of Passion, a New York Times bestseller.