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Quotes about Men & Women

Updated on February 22, 2014

Battle of the Sexes

It's a known fact that since the beginning of time men and women have disagreed on many different topics. Let's face it, men and women have very different points of view on many of the same subjects. Research studies have shown that the differences in the brains of men and women really do influence how they think.

A few of the major areas that men and women differ in their feelings and thoughts include: relationships, response to stress, communication, and emotions. Women generally have a larger limbic system, allowing them to be more in touch with their feelings and better able to express them. Men are stronger with left brain activities and tend to solve problems from a task oriented perspective.

Throughout the ages these differences have made for many jokes, anecdotes, and quotes. Men and women from all walks of life can relate to gender quotes....

~They keep saying the right person will come along, I think mine got hit by a truck.~

~ Give a woman an inch and she thinks she's a ruler. ~

Bill Engvall ~ 21 Years Of Marriage (Part.1)

~ When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife. ~

Quotes about Men

~Men are what their mothers made them. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

~Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves . ~Gene Fowler

~If it can't be fixed by duct tape or WD-40, it's a female problem. ~Jason Love

~If a man talks bad about all women, it usually means he was burned by one woman . ~Coco Chanel

~A man is given the choice between loving women and understanding them. ~Ninon de Lenclos

~You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself. ~Galileo Galilei

~A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad. An optimist is one who hopes they are. ~Chauncey Depew

~You never see a man walking down the street with a woman who has a little potbelly and a bald spot . ~Elayne Boosler

~It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him . ~Helen Rowland

~Men's minds are raised to the level of the women with whom they associate . ~Alexandre Dumas Père

~When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking . ~Elayne Boosler

~When he's late for dinner, I know he's either having an affair or is lying dead in the street. I always hope it's the street . ~Jessica Tandy

~A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy . ~George Jean Nathan

~Women always worry about the things that men forget; men always worry about the things women remember.~

Jeff Dunham & Walter Talking about Love and Marriage

~ Anyone who believes that men are the equal of women has never seen a man trying to wrap a Christmas present.~

Quotes about Women

~Diamonds never leave you... men do! ~Shirley Bassey

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

~Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. ~Timothy Leary

~A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you. ~Adlai E. Stevenson

~On one issue, at least, men and women agree: they both distrust women. ~Henry Louis Mencken

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

~Once a woman has given you her heart, you can never get rid of the rest of her. ~Sir John Vanbrugh

~I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it. ~Marilyn Monroe

~I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason. ~Stanley Baldwin

~Women still remember the first kiss after men have forgotten the last. ~Remy de Gourmont

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

~A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life, to be thankful for a good one. ~Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

~ A woman either loves or hates; she knows no medium. ~

Ross and Rachel ~ Marriage in Las Vegas

~ The woman cries before the wedding; the man afterward. ~

More Gender Quotes

~A man's best fortune, or his worst, is his wife. ~Thomas Fuller

~In courtship a man pursues a woman until she catches him . ~Proverb

~Behind every successful man is a surprised woman. ~Maryon Pearson

~You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy . ~Erica Jong

~The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong . ~Henry Brooks Adams

~I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men. ~George Eliot

~A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband . ~Honore de Balzac

~I've had bad luck with both my wives. The first one left me and the second one didn't . ~Patrick Murray

~An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her. ~Agatha Christie

~What passes for woman's intuition is often nothing more than man's transparency . ~George Jean Nathan

~When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn't a sign that they "don't understand" one another, but a sign that they have, at last, begun to . ~Helen Rowland

~After a few years of marriage a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him. ~Helen Rowland

 ~Nobody will ever win the battle of the sexes. There's too much fraternizing with the enemy. ~Henry Kissinger

Mae West Quotes


Mae West (1892-1980) was an American actress and sex symbol.


~Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring.~

~ A woman in love can't be reasonable--or she probably wouldn't be in love. ~

~ A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.~

~ Women with "pasts" interest men because men hope that history will repeat itself.~

~ You may admire a girl's curves on the first introduction, but the second meeting shows up new angles.~

~ Never ask a man where's he's been. If he's out on legitimate business, he doesn't need an alibi. And, girls, if he has been out on illegitimate business, it's your own fault. ~

Oscar Wilde Quotes


Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish poet, dramatist, novelist, and critic.


~ Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood. ~

~ A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction. ~

~Women have a wonderful instinct about things. They can discover everything except the obvious. ~

~ Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance. ~

~ A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are looking on.~

~ Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends up blocking his retreat.~

~ All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. ~

~ One should never trust a woman who tells her real age. If she tells that, she'll tell anything.~

~ When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her except continue to love her.~


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