Pam Ayres Quotes (4 quotes)
“I am a mighty Garage,
On the corner of the Square,
And it is all my pleasure,
To provide a quick repair,
Or I can do your service,
In the blinking of an eye,
I wouldn't say it's thorough,
But it'll get you by.”
In Favour Of Pushing Your Car Over A Cliff And Buying A Bike...
“Few tasks are more like the torture of Sisyphus than housework, with its endless repetition: the clean becomes soiled, the soiled is made clean, over and over, day after day.”
―Simone de Beauvoir
The Second Sex (1949)
“After all those years as a woman hearing 'not thin enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not this enough, not that enough,' almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought, 'I'm enough.'”
From the article "Anna Quindlen: Over 50, And Having 'Plenty Of Cake'," NPR Books, April 24, 2012
As quoted in: Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780199654505
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Born: March 14, 1947 (age 71)
Occupation: Poet, songwriter
Bio: Pam Ayres MBE is an English poet, songwriter and presenter of radio and television programmes. Her 1975 appearance on the television talent show Opportunity Knocks led to a variety of appearances on TV and radio shows, a one-woman touring stage show and performing before the Queen.
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