"Intimacies between women often go backwards, beginning in revelations and ending in small talk."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Elizabeth Bowen on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Elizabeth Bowen on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Elizabeth Bowen on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Elizabeth Bowen on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Elizabeth Bowen on John Lennon
"Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies."
"There is no end to the violations committed by children on children, quietly talking alone."
"Never to lie is to have no lock on your door, you are never wholly alone."
"Education is not so important as people think."
"Experience isn't interesting until it begins to repeat itself. In fact, till it does that, it hardly is experience."