Period Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old period quotes, period sayings, and period proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Women's regular bleeding engenders phantoms.     


In order to reclaim our full selves, to integrate each of these aspects through which we pass over the course of our lives, we must first learn to embrace them though our cycles.     

Lucy H. Pearce

Gradually my whole concept of time changed until I thought of a month as having twenty-five days of humanness and five others when I might just as well have been an animal in a steel trap.     

Florence King

If nature really acknowledged the so-called women's month, the entire month would have been period-pains-free.     

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

When she bleeds the smells I know change colour. There is iron in her soul on those days. She smells like a gun.     

Jeanette Winterson

You should never make a decision the day before your period.     

Miranda J. Barrett

Women complain about premenstrual syndrome, but I think of it as the only time of the month that I can be myself.     

Roseanne Barr

Push my buttons, and I'll push you off a bridge.     

Karen Quan