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Quotes for Women

Updated on February 15, 2014

Since the beginning of time women have been labeled a mystery. It begins around puberty and ends at death. Women have an instinct, or more popularly known as intuition. This is an inborn trait in all women, yet is a big part of their mystery.

In general women have a dislike of many of their female aquaintances, and ladies I am sure that most of you can name at least one nemesis (or more) that you have had during your lifetime.

Quotes are a great source of inspiration, and many times entertainment. These are some of the best quotes for women, many of which may sound just like something that reminds you of yourself.

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

~ A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. ~ Gloria Steinem

~ I like men who have a future and women who have a past.~ Oscar Wilde

~ If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.~ Margaret Fuller

~ Woman was God's second mistake. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

~ Find out who you are and do it on purpose. ~ Dolly Parton

~ You never find yourself until you face the truth. ~ Pearl Bailey

~ Better to be strong than pretty and useless. ~ Lilith Saintcrow

~ They sicken of the calm who know the storm. ~ Dorothy Parker

~ Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got. ~ Janis Joplin

~ For most of history, Anonymous was a woman. ~ Virginia Woolf

~ If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. ~ Katharine Hepburn

~ I would always rather be happy than dignified. ~ Charlotte Brontë

~ No woman wants to see herself too clearly. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

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

~ A dame that knows the ropes isn't likely to get tied up. ~ Mae West

~ Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. ~ Nora Ephron

~ Women like silent men. They think they're listening. ~ Marcel Achard

~ Well-behaved women seldom make history. ~ Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

~ Behind every great woman is a guy looking at her ass. ~ Anonymous

~ Dramatic art in her opinion is knowing how to fill a sweater. ~ Bette Davis

~ It is because of men that women dislike one another. ~ Jean de La Bruyère

~ Women speak two languages, one of which is verbal. ~ William Shakespeare

~ It upsets women to be, or not to be, stared at hungrily. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

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

~ No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.~ Eleanor Roosevelt

~ You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back. ~ Barbara De Angelis

~ A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty. ~ Rudyard Kipling

~ A woman can say more in a sigh than a man can say in a sermon. ~ Arnold Haultain

~ When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier. ~ Diane Von Furstenberg

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

~ A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me. ~ Abraham Lincoln

~ A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman is as bad as she dares. ~ Elbert Hubbard

~ A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

~ Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

~ Look like a girl, act like a lady, think like a man and work like a dog. ~ Caroline K. Simon

~ Why are women so much more interesting to men than men are to women? ~ Virginia Woolf

~ Women are afraid of mice and of murder, and of very little in between. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

~ The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. ~ Roseanne Barr

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

~ A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. ~ Honore de Balzac

~ Women cannot complain about men anymore until they start getting better taste in them. ~ Bill Maher

~ The chief excitement in a woman's life is spotting women who are fatter than she is. ~ Helen Rowland

~ We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.~ Anne Frank

~ It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. ~ Agnes Repplier

~ The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing, and then marry him. ~ Cher

~ The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for. ~ Maureen Dowd

~ Women will never be as successful as men because they have no wives to advise them. ~ Dick van Dyke

~ Women keep a special corner of their hearts for sins they have never committed. ~ Cornelia Otis Skinner

~ Thirty~five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart. ~ Caryn Leschen

~ Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away. ~ Laurence J. Peter

~ Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the hell happened. ~ Cora Harvey Armstrong

~ A woman is like a tea bag, you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

~ Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. ~ Judy Garland

~ The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

~ The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool. ~ Rudyard Kipling

~ Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. ~ Robert A. Heinlein

~ Why does a woman work ten years to change a man, then complain he's not the man she married? ~ Barbra Streisand

~ How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself? ~ Anaïs Nin

~ Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences. ~ Isadora Duncan

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

~ Behind all their personal vanity, women themselves always have an impersonal contempt for woman. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

~ The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present. ~ Barbara De Angelis

~ The average woman would rather have beauty than brains, because the average man can see better than he can think. ~ Anonymous

~ 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

~ Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult. ~ Charlotte Whitton

~ Women fall in love when they get to know you. Men are just the opposite. When they finally know you they're ready to leave. ~ James Salter

~ 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

~ I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances. ~ Martha Washington

~ Sigmund Freud once said, "What do women want?" The only thing I have learned in fifty-two years is that women want men to stop asking dumb questions like that. ~ Bill Cosby

~ 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

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      carol stanley 5 years ago from Arizona

      I just got up and read this hub. I loved the quotes and think every woman should read this...I am going to bookmark it, vote up and share. Thank you for sharing.