The fact that I was a girl never damaged my ambitions to be a pope or an emperor.
(Willa Cather (1873-1947), U.S. novelist. Originally published in The Home Monthly (December 1897). review of Eugene Sue, The Wandering Jew, repr. In The World and the Parish: Willa Cather's Articles and Reviews, 1893-1902, vol. 1, ed. William M. Curtin, University of Nebraska Press (1970).)
We took some pictures of the native girls, but they weren't developed ... but we're going back again in a couple of weeks.
(Morrie Ryskind, U.S. screenwriter, and Victor Heerman. Captain Jeffery T. Spaulding (Groucho Marx), Animal Crackers, detailing the highlights of his African exploration (1929).
Ryskind adapted this from original Broadway play by George Kaufman, Ryskind, Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby.)