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Quotes About Women
“A woman's heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.” 
― Maya Angelou
“The great question that has never been answered and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is 'What does a woman want?” 
― Sigmund Freud
“No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.
― Harold MacMillan 
•“All women are basically in competition with each other for a handful of eligible men.”   ―Mignon McLaughlin
•“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn't allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” 
― Bob Dylan
•“There are two theories to arguing with women. neither one works” 
― Rodney Dangerfield
•“All the problem of women, starts with men. All the problem of men, ends with women.” 
― Santosh Kalwar
•“And verily, a woman need know but one man well, in order to understand all men; whereas a man may know all women and understand not one of them.” 
― Helen Rowland
•“Do not read women's magazines, they will only make you feel ugly.”
― Allan & Barbara pease
•“It does good to no woman to be flattered [by a man] who does not intend to marry her; and it is madness in all women to let a secret love kindle within them, which, if unreturned and unknown, must devour the life that feeds it; and, if discovered and responded to, must lead, ignis-fatuus-like, into miry wilds whence there is no extrication.” 
― Charlotte Bront
•“Woman's degradation is in mans idea of his sexual rights. Our religion, laws, customs, are all founded on the belief that woman was made for man.” 
― Elizabeth Cady Stanton
•“Fighting is essentially a masculine idea; a woman's weapon is her tongue.”  
― Hermione Gingold
•“Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.” 
― Mae West
•“There are no ugly women only lazy ones.” 
― Helena Rubinstein
•“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” 
― Virginia Woolf
•“No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a nice man who wishes that she were not.” 
― H.L. Mencken
•“In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.” 
― Margaret Thatcher
•“You should never say anything to a woman that even remotely suggests that you think she's pregnant unless you can see an actual baby emerging from her at that moment.”
― Dave Barry
•“Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” 
― Coco Chanel
•“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.” 
― Jane Austen
•“There are women who do not like to cause suffering to many men at a time, and who prefer to concentrate on one man:  These are the faithful women.”
― Alfred Capus
•“Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can't figure out what from.” 
― Mae West
•“I prefer the word homemaker, because housewife always implies that there may be a wife someplace else.” 
― Bella Abzug
•“When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch.” 
― Bette Davis
•“I'm tough, I'm ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” 
― Madonna
•“A husband only worries about a particular Other Man; a wife distrusts her whole species.”   ― Mignon McLaughlin
•“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” 
― Nora Ephron
•“The man's desire is for the woman; but the woman's desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man.”
― Samuel Taylor Coleridge
•“Women get the last word in every argument.  Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument. ” 
― Author Unknown
•“I do not think, sir, you have any right to command me, merely because you are older than I, or because you have seen more of the world than I have; your claim to superiority depends on the use you have made of your time and experience.” 
― Charlotte Bront
•“Women do not find it difficult nowadays to behave like men, but they often find it extremely difficult to behave like gentlemen.” 
― Compton Mackenzie
•“Men are always ready to die for us, but not to make our lives worth having. Cheap sentiment and bad logic.” 
― Louisa May Alcott
•“Women scheme when they are weak, they lie out of fear. Men scheme when they are strong, they lie out of arrogance.” 
― Julian Barnes
•“Any woman who is sure of her own wits, is a match, at any time, for a man who is not sure of his own temper.” 
― Wilkie Collins
•“The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.” 
― Virginia Woolf
•“The average woman would rather have beauty than brains, because the average man can see better than he can think.”
― Author Unknown
•“Any fool knows men and women think differently at times, but the biggest difference is this. Men forget, but never forgive; women forgive, but never forget.” 
― Robert Jordan
•“Can you imagine a world without men?  No crime and lots of happy fat women.”  
― Nicole Hollander
•“Why does a woman work ten years to change a man, then complain he's not the man she married?” 
― Barbra Streisand
•“Man can never know the loneliness a woman knows. Man lies in the woman's womb only to gather strength, he nourishes himself from this fusion, and then he rises and goes into the world, into his work, into battle, into art. He is not lonely. He is busy. The memory of the swim in amniotic fluid gives him energy, completion. Woman may be busy too, but she feels empty. Sensuality for her is not only a wave of pleasure in which she is bathed, and a charge of electric joy at contact with another. When man lies in her womb, she is fulfilled, each act of love a taking of man within her, an act of birth and rebirth, of child rearing and man bearing. Man lies in her womb and is reborn each time a new with a desire to act, to be. But for woman, the climax is not in the birth, but in the moment man rests inside of her.” 
― Anas Nin
•“If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.”  
― Aristotle Onassis
•“Women use silence to punish men. but men love silence.”  
― Allan & Barbara pease
•“Women really do rule the world.  They just haven't figured it out yet.  When they do, and they will, we're all in big big trouble.” 
― Doctor Leon
•“Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.” 
― Joseph Conrad
•“I have an idea that the phrase "weaker sex" was coined by some woman to disarm some man she was preparing to overwhelm.” 
― Ogden Nash
•“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” 
― Robert A. Heinlein
“there is always one woman to save you from another and as that woman saves you she makes ready to destroy” 
― Charles Bukowski
•“Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat.” 
― Oscar Wilde
•“A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.” 
― Jane Austen
•“A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad.  An optimist is a man who hopes they are.” 
― Chauncey Mitchell Depew
•“When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.” 
― Diane Von Furstenberg
•“The rarest thing in the world is a woman who is pleased with photographs of herself.”
Elizabeth Metcalf
“I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they are the first to be rescued off of sinking ships.” 
― Gilda Radner
•“There's something luxurious about having a girl light your cigarette.  In fact, I got married once on account of that.”  
Harold Robbins
•“Like a compass needle that points north, a man's accusing finger always finds a woman. Always.” 
― Khaled Hossein
•“Women speak two languages - one of which is verbal.”  
― William Shakespeare
•“Good-looking girls break hearts, and goodhearted girls mend them.”
― Mignon McLaughlin
•“She's the sort of woman who lives for others - you can tell the others by their hunted expression.” 
― C.S. Lewis
•“I hate women because they always know where things are.” 
― Voltaire
•“The people I'm furious with are the women's liberationists.  They keep getting up on soapboxes and proclaiming women are brighter than men.  That's true, but it should be kept quiet or it ruins the whole racket.”
― Anita Loos
•“Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition” 
― Timothy Leary
•With men, as with women, the main struggle is between vanity and comfort; but with men, comfort often wins.” 
― Mignon McLaughlin
•“If you meet a woman of whatever complexion who sails her life with strength and grace and assurance, talk to her! And what you will find is that there has been a suffering, that at some time she has left herself for hanging dead.” 
― Sena Jeter Naslund
•“Some men know that a light touch of the tongue, running from a woman's toes to her ears, lingering in the softest way possible in various places in between, given often enough and sincerely enough, would add immeasurably to world peace.”
― Marianne Williamsonv
•“If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.”
― Dave Barry
•“It's called civilization. Women invented it, and every time you men blow it all to bits, we just invent it again.” 
― Orson Scott Card
•“When a woman comes to her glass, she does not employ her time in making herself look more advantageously what she really is, but endeavours to be as much another creature as she possibly can.  Whether this happens because they stay so long and attend their work so diligently that they forget the faces and persons which they first sat down with, or whatever it is, they seldom rise from the toilet the same woman they appeared when they began to dress.” 
― Joseph Addison
•“Through sources, we have obtained the following alien assessment of the human species:  The male wants to be valued for what he pretends to be.  The female wants to be overvalued for what she truly is.” 
― Robert Brault
•“There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women.” 
― Madeleine Albright
•“As lovers, the difference between men and women is that women can love all day long, but men only at times.” 
― W. Somerset Maugham
•“Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.” 
― Samuel Johnson
•“After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.” 
― Mark Twain
•“I'd much rather be a woman than a man.  Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they're the first to be rescued off sinking ships.” 
― Gilda Radner
•“Educate a boy, and you educate an individual. Educate a girl, and you educate a community.” 
― Greg Mortenson
•“A woman will lie to make you feel good. a man lies to make himseif look good.” 
― Allan & Barbara pease
•“Don't laugh at the spinsters, dear girls, for often very tender, tragic romances are hidden away in the hearts that beat so quietly under the sober gowns, and many silent sacrifices of youth, health, ambition, love itself, make the faded faces beautiful in God's sight. Even the sad, sour sisters should be kindly dealt with, because they have missed the sweetest part of life, if for no other reason.” 
― Louisa May Alcott
•“Never marry at all, Dorian. Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed.” 
― Oscar Wilde
•“If a man hasn't what's necessary to make a woman love him, it's his fault, not hers.” 
― W. Somerset Maugham
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