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Quotes about Women
Here are some nice quotes about women. A collection of quotes about women for all of you to read.
A woman's strength is the irresistible might of weakness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A woman can say more in a sigh than a man can say in a sermon.
A woman, the more careful she is about her face, is commonly the more careless about her house.
Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away.
Laurence J. Peter
Women can do everything; men can do the rest.
From birth to 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35, she needs good looks. From 35 to 55, good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash. I'm saving my money.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
But what is woman? Only one of nature's agreeable blunders.
People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
The great and almost only comfort about being a woman is that one can always pretend to be more stupid than one is and no one is surprised.
Men say of women what pleases them! women do with men what pleases them.
What one beholds of a woman is the least part of her.
We don't love a woman for what she says, but we like what she says because we love her.
Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman. But an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any force.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Where young boys plan for what they will achieve and attain, young girls plan for whom they will achieve and attain.
A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point. That's a basic spelling that every woman should know.
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
You have to go back to the Children's Crusade in 1212 AD to find as unfortunate and fatuous an attempt at manipulated hysteria as the Women's Liberation Movement.
The average woman would rather have beauty than brains, because the average man can see better than he can think.
A beautiful woman who is pleasing to men is good only for frightening fish when she falls into the water.
Educating a beautiful woman is like pouring honey into a fine Swiss watch: everything stops.
Whether women are better than men I cannot say but I can say they are certainly no worse.
Of my two 'handicaps', being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black.
A woman is always buying something.
You start out happy that you have no hips or boobs. All of a sudden you get them, and it feels sloppy. Then just when you start liking them, they start drooping.
The toughest thing about being a housewife is you have no place to stay home from.
Patricia C. Beudoin
More Quotes about Women
Here are some more beautiful quotes about women
Women are like elephants. They are interesting to look at, but I wouldn't like to own one.
W. C. Fields
I dress for women and I undress for men.
A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.
She was not a woman likely to settle for equality when sex gave her an advantage.
If you can make a woman laugh you can do anything with her.
No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first.
Why should human females become sterile in their forties, while female crocodiles continue to lay eggs into their third century?
The economic dependence of women is perhaps the greatest injustice that has been done to us, and has worked the greatest injury to the race.
You don't know a woman until you have had a letter from her.
One is not born a woman one becomes one.
Simone de Beauvoir
The more underdeveloped the country, the more overdeveloped the women.
J. K. Galbraith
Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
Nature says to a woman: 'Be beautiful if you can, wise if you want to, but be respected, that is essential.'
The worst thing about work in the house or home is that whatever you do is destroyed, laid waste or eaten within twenty-four hours.
Woman is at once apple and serpent.
The woman who thinks she is intelligent demands equal rights with men. A woman who is intelligent does not.
Women are the true maintenance class. Society is built upon their acquiescence and upon their small and necessary labours.
Housework is what woman does that nobody notices unless she hasn't done it.
Most women still need a room of their own and the only way to find it may be outside their own home.
It is hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head.
A woman past forty should make up her mind to be young not her face.
There is nothing enduring in life for a woman except what she builds in a man's heart.
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.
Earth's noblest thing, a Woman perfected.
James Russell Lowell
The great fault in women is to desire to be like men.
I know the nature of women; When you want to, they don't want to; And when you don't want to, they desire exceedingly.
The great question which I have not been able to answer, despite my 30 years of research into the feminine soul, is "what does a woman want"?
Simpson succeeded in proving that there was no harm in giving anaesthetics to men, because God put Adam into a deep sleep when He extracted his rib. But male ecclesiastics remained unconvinced as regards the sufferings of women, at any rate in childbirth.
For the female of the species is more deadly than the male.
A rag and a bone and a hank of hair.
There are no ugly women; there are only women who do not know how to look pretty.
Jean de la Bruyere
Boys don't make passes at female smart-asses.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin
As a woman, to be competitive is to be passive.
No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body. No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother.
Women are most adorable when they are afraid; that's why they frighten so easily.
I have met with women who I really think would like to be married to a poem, and to be given away by a novel.
Each suburban housewife spends her time presiding over a power plant sufficient to have staffed the palace of a Roman emperor with a hundred slaves.
Can we today measure devotion to husband and children by our indifference to everything else?
Women are perfectly well aware that the more they seem to obey the more they rule.
Some women blush when they are kissed; some call for the police; some swear; some bite. But the worst are those who laugh.
Nature is in earnest when she makes a woman.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The only question left to be settled now is, are women persons?
Susan B. Anthony
What will not woman, gentle woman dare When strong affection stirs her spirit up?
Women keep a special corner of their hearts for sins they have never committed.
Cornelia Otis Skinner
Women do not find it difficult nowadays to behave like men, but they often find it extremely difficult to behave like gentlemen.
When a woman dressjBS up for an occasion, the man should become the black velvet pillow for the jewel.
Woman's place is in the wrong.
There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.
Whether they give or refuse, women are glad to have been asked.
One can find women who have never had a love affair, but it is rare indeed to find any who have had only one.
The mirror is the conscience of women; they never do a thing without first consulting it.
Morltz G. Saphlr
I have seen too much not to know that the impression of a woman may be more valuable than the conclusion of an analytical reasoner.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
I don't know of anything better than a woman if you want to spend money where it will show.
It is the plain women who know about love; the beautiful women are too busy being fascinating.
In our civilization men are afraid they will not be men enough, and women are afraid they might be considered only women.
It takes all the fun out of a bracelet if you have to buy it yourself.
Even More Women Quotes
Finally, some more quotes about women.
The cleverest woman finds a need for foolish admirers.
Women who set a low value on themselves make life hard for all women.
Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.
H. L. Mencken
No man is as anti-feminist as a really feminine woman.
If woman had no existence save in the fiction written by men, one would imagine her a person of the utmost importance; very various; heroic and mean; splendid and sordid; infinitely beautiful and hideous in the extreme; as great as a man, some think even better.
Women are the cowards they are because they have been semi-slaves for so long. The number of women prepared to stand up for what they really think, feel, experience, with a man they are in love with is still very small.
Even the most respectable woman has a complete set of clothes in her wardrobe ready for a possible abduction.
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
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.
Women like silent men. They think they're listening.
There is no worse evil than a bad woman; and nothing has ever been produced better than a good one.
When Eleanor Roosevelt was asked if she had any regrets about her life she replied "Just one. I wish I had been prettier."
Women always have some mental reservation.
Louis Ferdinand Destouches
You see, dear, it is not true that woman was made from man's rib; she was really made from his funny bone.
Sir James Matthew Barrie
In her first passion woman loves her lover; In all the others, all she loves is love.
The society of women is the foundation of good manners.
Women forgive injuries, but never forget slights.
Man has his will, but woman has her way.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
It is God who makes woman beautiful, it is the devil who makes her pretty.
Most men who run down women are running down one woman only.
Remy de Gourmont
A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
An' I learned about women from 'er.
The colonel's lady and Judy O'Grady Are sisters under their skins.
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
O wild, dark flower of woman, Deep rose of my desire, An Eastern wizard made you Of earth and stars and fire.
C. G. D. Roberts
It is easier for a woman to defend her virtue against men than her reputation against women.
Such, Polly, are your sex part truth, part fiction; Some thought, much whim, and all contradiction.
Honor women! they entwine and weave heavenly roses in our earthly life.
Friedrich von Schiller
O Woman! in our hours of ease, Uncertain coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou!
Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety.
Fraily, thy name is woman!
In the beginning, said a Persian poet Allah took a rose, a lily, a dove, a serpent, a little honey, a Dead Sea apple, and a handful of clay. When he looked at the amalgram it was a woman.
Offend her, and she knows not to forgive; Oblige her, and she'll hate you while you live.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
The cave-dweller's wife complained that he hadn't dragged her anywhere in months.
Laurence J. Peter
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 Williamson, "A Woman's Worth"
A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.
There is but an hour a day between a good housewife and a bad one.
Women cannot complain about men anymore until they start getting better taste in them.
The fickleness of the woman I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.
George Bernard Shaw
Woman's dearest delight is to wound Man's self-conceit, though Man's dearest delight is to gratify hers.
George Bernard Shaw
Too fair to worship, too divine to love.
Henry Hart Milman
Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye, In every gesture dignity and love.
Next to the wound, what women make best is the bandage.
Social science affirms that a woman's place in society marks the level of civilization.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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 M. Mclntyre
When thou goest to woman, take thy whip.
It was a woman who drove me to drink and, you know, I never even thanked her.
W. C. Fields
There is no such thing as romance in our day, women have become too brilliant; nothing spoils a romance so much as a sense of humor in the woman.
Has a woman who knew that she was well dressed ever caught a cold?
She was a Phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely Apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament.