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Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.
Oscar Wilde

Woman is a miracle of divine contradictions.
Jules Michelet

I married beneath me - all women do.
Nancy Astor

Curve: The loveliest distance between two points.
Mae West

Man loves little and often, woman much and rarely.
Giorgio Basta

The angel of the Family is Woman. Mother, wife, or sister, Woman is the caress of life, the soothing sweetness of affection shed over its toils, a reflection for the individual of the loving providence which watches over Humanity. In her there is treasure enough of consoling tenderness to allay every pain. Moreover for every one of us she is the initiator of the future. The mother's first kiss teaches the child love; the first holy kiss of the woman he loves teaches man hope and faith in life; and love and faith create a desire for perfection and the power of reaching towards it step by step; create the future, in short, of which the living symbol is the child, link between us and the generations to come. Through her the Family, with its divine mystery of reproduction, points to Eternity.
Giuseppe Mazzini

Biologically speaking, if something bites you, it is more likely to be female.
Desmond Morris

God made woman beautiful and foolish; beautiful, that man might love her; and foolish, that she might love him.

How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
Oscar Wilde

Lois Griffin: Peter tell Chris that women are not objects!
Peter Griffin: Your mother's right Chris, listen to what it says.
Family Guy
Animated TV series

Be to her virtues very kind,
Be to her faults a little blind.
Matthew Prior

Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him.
Matthew Henry

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
Aristotle Onassis

Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake a whole relationship.
Sharon Stone

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?"
Sigmond Freud

A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age.

Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more,
Men were deceivers ever,-
One foot in sea and one on shore,
To one thing constant never.
William Shakespeare
Much Ado About Nothing

Frailty, thy name is woman!
William Shakespeare

Heaven hath no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor Hell a fury, like a woman scorned.
William Congreve
The Mourning Bride

A silent and loving woman is a gift of the Lord.

There are huge numbers of young women out there who know how to mix cocktails but can't cook to save their lives, whereas men are finding their way into the kitchen in ever growing numbers.
British chef Gordon Ramsay

When people tell me a woman can never be president I say: "We'll never know unless we try".
Hillary Clinton
The first woman to run for the US presidency

Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.
Joseph Conrad

The practice of putting women on pedestals began to die out when it was discovered that they could give orders better from there.
Betty Grable

There is in every true woman's heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.
Washington Irving

Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, "She doesn't have what it takes"; They will say, "Women don't have what it takes".
Clare Boothe Luce

If a woman is sufficiently ambitious, determined and gifted - there is practically nothing she can't do.
Helen Lawrenson

Outward beauty is not enough; to be attractive a woman must use words, wit, playfulness, sweet-talk, and laughter to transcend the gifts of Nature.

Personally, I think if a women hasn't met the right man by the time she's 24, she may be lucky.
Deborah Kerr

Nobody objects to a woman being a good writer or sculptor or geneticist if at the same time she manages to be a good wife, good mother, good looking, good tempered, well groomed and unaggressive.
Leslie McIntyre

There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.
Helena Rubinstein

The best way to learn to be a lady is to see how other ladies do it.
Mae West

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

The three words women most want to hear from a man are, "You lost weight".
Lori Gottlieb

I've yet to be on a campus where most women weren't worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I've yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing.
Gloria Steinem

A woman who has no way of expressing herself and of realizing herself as a full human being has nothing else to turn to but the owning of material things.
Enriqueta Longauex-Vasquez

I am my own woman.
Evita Perón

I feel sexy when I get out of the tub - your skin is fresh and you've put up your hair without looking.
Shania Twain

What's the point of being a lesbian if a woman is going to look and act like an imitation man?
Rita Mae Brown

Women are strange and incomprehensible, a device invented by Providence to keep the wit of man well sharpened by constant employment.
Arnold Bennett

When a woman has scholarly inclinations there is usually something wrong with her sexuality.
Friedrich Nietzsche

American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope to find in their butlers.
William Somerset Maugham

Oh, woman, woman! When to ill thy mind is bent, all Hell contains no fouler fiend.

I was the first woman to burn my bra - it took the fire department four days to put it out.
Dolly Parton

A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands.
Lord Byron

A woman on time is one in nine.
Author Unknown

No matter what a woman's appearance may be, it will be used to undermine what she is saying and taken to individualize - as her personal problem - observations she makes about the beauty myth in society.
Naomi Wolf

A woman is no older than she looks.
French Proverb

Ideally a woman should not have a career unless it is necessary for the financial stability of the marriage.
Melissa Sadoff

Most women's magazines simply try to mold women into bigger and better consumers.
Gloria Steinem

A really plain woman is one who, however beautiful, neglects to charm.
Edgar Saltus

Single women have a dreadful propensity to being poor.
Jane Austen

Woman was God's second mistake.
Friedrich Nietzsche

O God, that I were a man! I would eat his heart out in the market-place.
William Shakespeare
Spoken by Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing.

A lion among ladies is a most dreadful thing.
William Shakespeare
A Midsummer Night's Dream

I will never be the woman with the perfect hair, who can wear white and not spill on it.
Sex and the City
Spoken by character Carrie, played by Sarah Jessica Parker.

So few grown women like their lives.
Katharine Graham

He considers me just a uterus with legs.
Mary Beth Whitehead

Do you not know I am a woman? when I think, I must speak.
William Shakespeare
As You Like It

I have no other but a woman's reason:
I think him so, because I think him so.
William Shakespeare
The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Lucetta on why she thinks Proteus is best suitor for Julia.

The best happiness a woman can boast is that of being most carefully deceived.
George James

A woman has a much better chance than a man of acquittal on a murder charge. If she happens to be a blonde her chances rise about 45 percent.
John McGeorge

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics and chemistry.
Henry Louis Mencken

O woman, born first to believe us; Yea, also born first to forget; Born first to betray and deceive us, Yet first to repent and regret.
Joaquin Miller

In their (women) quest for rights they have naturally placed emphasis on their wrongs rather than their achievements and possessions, and have retold history as a story of their long martyrdom
Mary Ritter Beard

Next to the wound, what women make best is the bandage.
Jules Barbey d' Aurevilly

The woman who appeals to a man's vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him.
Helen Rowland

Every woman is wrong until she cries, and then she is right, instantly.
Thomas C. Haliburton

Women are nothing but machines for producing children.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The lady doth protest too much, methinks.
William Shakespeare

The most important thing in a relationship between a man and a woman is that one of them must be good at taking orders.
Linda Festa

When a woman is openly bad she is then at her best.
Latin Proverb

A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears.
Woodrow Wyatt

As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
John Lennon

The most popular image of the female despite the exigencies of the clothing trade is all boobs and buttocks, a hallucinating sequence of parabolae and bulges.
Germaine Greer

Women are like elephants to me. I like to look at them, but I wouldn't want to own one.
W.C. Fields

I expect Woman will be the last thing civilized by Man.
George Meredith

After about 20 years of marriage, I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of that one. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate.
Mel Gibson
On what women want

Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat.
Oscar Wilde

The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her.
Marcelene Cox

The expression a woman wears on her face is far more important than the clothes she wears on her back.
Dale Carnegie

One is not born a woman, one becomes one.
Simone de Beauvoir
The Second Sex

If a girl looks swell when she meets you, who gives a damn if she's late? Nobody.
J. D. Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye

Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they don't like him.
Marlene Dietrich

Women made us lose paradise, but how frequently we find it again in their arms.
J. De Finod

There's a little bit of hooker in every woman. A little bit of hooker and a little bit of God.
Sarah Miles

Hamlet: Is this a prologue, or the posy of a ring?
Ophelia: 'Tis brief, my lord.
Hamlet: As woman's love.
William Shakespeare

I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.
Oprah Winfrey

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