Girls Sayings and Quotes

Who runs the world? Girls! Gone are the days where girls are simply pretty in pink. Girls are fierce, independent, smart, witty, and funny. Check out the collection of wise and insightful girls quotes when you need a little girl power.

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. Coco Chanel
To find out a girl's faults, praise her to her girlfriends. Benjamin Franklin
It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time. Tallulah Bankhead
Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away. Dr. Laurence J. Peter
A girl should be two things: who and what she wants. Coco Chanel
The saddest thing for a girl to do is to dumb herself down for a guy. Emma Watson
Every girl pretends she is a princess at one point, no matter how little her life is like that. Alex Flinn
Every girl is beautiful. Sometimes it just takes the right guy to see it. Nicholas Sparks
It's giving girls names like that [Euphemia],' said Biggins, 'that nine times out of ten makes 'em go wrong. It unsettles 'em. If ever I was to have a girl, if ever I was to have a dozen girls, I'd call 'em all Jane.'  H.G. Wells
Signs are small measurable things, but interpretations are illimitable, and in girls of sweet, ardent nature, every sign is apt to conjure up wonder, hope, belief, vast as a sky, and coloured by a diffused thimbleful of matter in the shape of knowledge. George Eliot
I never cared for fashion much. Amusing little seams and witty pleats. It was the girls I liked. David Bailey
The girl herself is the least part of herself. Roman Proverb
That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty, even if they're not much to look at, or even if they're sort of stupid, you fall in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are. Girls. Jesus Christ. They can drive you crazy. They really can. J.D. Salinger
You should write a book,' Ron told Hermione as he cut up his potatoes, 'translating mad things girls do so boys can understand them.'  J.K. Rowling
In my experience, boys are predictable. As soon as they think of something, they do it. Girls are smarter—they plan ahead. They think about not getting caught. Eoin Colfer
I waited to be told what was good about me. [...] All that time I had spent readying myself, the articles that taught me life was really just a waiting room until someone noticed you- the boys had spent that time becoming themselves. Emma Cline
You're more trouble than you're worth.'  Tamora Pierce
What girls do to each other is beyond description. No Chinese torture comes close. Tori Amos
All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren't. Marilyn Monroe
Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere. Mae West
Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world. Marilyn Monroe
Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can't get what they want by being smart, they can get it by being dumb. Yul Brynner
A smart girl leaves before she is left. Marilyn Monroe
To save a girl is to save generations! Gordon B. Hinckley
A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her. Marilyn Monroe
Better to be strong than pretty and useless. Lilith Saintcrow
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out. Mae West
Little girls are the nicest things that happen to people. Allan Beck
Happy girls are the prettiest. Audrey Hepburn
Big girls need big diamonds. Elizabeth Taylor
When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beauty. Gregory I
A girl is Innocence playing in the mud, Beauty standing on its head, and Motherhood dragging a doll by the foot. Allan Beck
Any girl can look glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid. Hedy Lamarr
One girl is worth more use than 20 boys. J.M. Barrie
When a girl cries, few things are more worthless than a boy. Alexandra Bracken
If a girl says not to get her a birthday present that means get me a birthday present and make sure it's jewelry. Kami Garcia
Girls are like slugs they probably serve some purpose, but it's hard to imagine what. Bill Watterson
I hated the easy assumption that girls had to be slower than boys. Dawn Fraser
A rich man is never ugly in the eyes of a girl. French Proverb
One of my favorite phobias is that girls, often don't get a fair break...It has come down through the generations, an inheritance of age-old customs which produced the corollary that women are bred to timidity. Amelia Earheart
Good girls go to heaven; bad girls go everywhere. Helen Gurley Brown
Who would ever think that so much went on in the soul of a young girl? Anne Frank
The hearts of small children are delicate organs. A cruel beginning in the world can twist them into curious shapes. Carson McCullers
From birth to age 18, a girl needs godparents. From 18-35, she needs good looks. From 35-55, she needs a good personality. And from 55 on, she needs cash. Sophie Tucker
I have the same goal I've had ever since I was a girl. I want to rule the world. Madonna
I've always felt heroic about my life... As a child, I remember little girls in the playground moaning about how boys could do more than they could. I didn't think that was the case at all. My parents didn't treat me as a girl. Vivienne Westwood
When I was a little girl, I used to learn to sew all the holes in things, darning socks, but nobody mends things anymore. Vivienne Westwood
He regarded women in the way little girls regarded their dolls, as toys to be dressed and undressed. Frank Swinnerton
Cause a rose is still a rose, / Baby girl, you're still a flower / he can't lead you and then take you / make you and then break you / Baby girl, you hold the power. Aretha Franklin
You bring up your girls as if they were meant for sideboard ornaments, and then complain of their frivolity? John Ruskin
A good daughter is like a good piece of writing; candid, lyrical, graceful, moving, alive. I have seen a young girl walk across a room, intent on her intense errand, and it was like seeing a voice become visible, as if not her tongue but her motion said, 'I will do this for my life,' Paul Engle
Never hang around on park benches. People will think you're a cheap girl. Anne Hollingworth's mother
Men seldom make passes / At girls who wear glasses. Dorothy Parker
Childhood is the world of miracle or of magic. It is as if creation rose luminously out of the night, all new and fresh and astonishing. Childhood is over the moment things are no longer astonishing. Eugene Ionesco
What was wonderful about childhood is that anything in it was a wonder. It was not merely a world of miracles; it was a miraculous world. G.K. Chesterton
Boys and girls tumbling in the streets and playing are moving jewels. Thomas Traherne
The childhood shows the man as morning shows the day. John Milton
Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is. Edna St. Vincent Millay
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. Graham Greene
Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells / And sights before the dark of reason grow. John Bentjeman
But childhood prolonged cannot remain a fairyland. It becomes a hell. Katherine Mansfield
Growing apart doesn't change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I'm glad for that. Ally Condie
Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well. George R.R. Martin
Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days. Flannery O'Connor
Think for a minute, darling: in fairy tales, it's always the children who have the fine adventures. The mothers have to stay at home and wait for the children to fly in the window. Audrey Niffenegger
If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older. Tom Stoppard
Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful. Kailash Satyarthi