"I think men are afraid to be with a successful woman, because we are terribly strong, we know what we want and we are not fragile enough."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Shirley Bassey on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Shirley Bassey on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Shirley Bassey on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Shirley Bassey on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Shirley Bassey on Mahatma Gandhi
"No wedding bells for me anymore. I've been happily married to my profession for years."