femme fatale

“Women who pay their own rent don’t have to be nice.”
— Katharine Dunn

“But more important, her beauty seemed to stand for something inside her, a kind of apartness, and a feeling that she knew exactly where she was going and how she was going to get there, and that she would go, happily, alone.”
— Anna Quindlen, Object Lessons

“People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.”
— Bob Dylan

“The sexiest parts of my body? My brain, my spine, and my guts.”
— Unknown


(The Birth of Venus by Botticelli)

“My idea of feminism is self-determination, and it’s very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and do whatever she needs to do. ”
— Ani DiFranco

“An intelligent woman has millions of born enemies… all the stupid men.”
— Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach


(Venus de Milo; the ancient Greek statue depicting Aphrodite)

“Women should spend less time raising children, and more time raising hell!”
–Unknown

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2 thoughts on “femme fatale

  1. “My idea of feminism is self-determination, and it’s very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and do whatever she needs to do.”

    That is so true. I love the painting of Botticelli, always have.

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