WOMEN QUOTES VI

quotations about women

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Women men want to sleep with always win when men are making the decisions.

RITA RUDNER, Tickled Pink: A Comic Novel

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What a thing of fantasy a woman may become after dusk.

HONORE DE BALZAC, Ferragus, chef des Dévorants

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Man's love is of man's life a thing apart,
'Tis woman's whole existence.

LORD BYRON, Don Juan

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It is the plain women who know about love; the beautiful women are too busy being fascinating.

KATHARINE HEPBURN, attributed, 20,000 Quips & Quotes

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A woman cannot be herself in the society of the present day, which is an exclusively masculine society, with laws framed by men and with a judicial system that judges feminine conduct from a masculine point of view.

HENRIK IBSEN, From Ibsen's Workshop

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If young women were not deceived into a belief that affectation pleases, they would scarcely trouble themselves to practise it so much.

MARIA EDGEWORTH, Mademoiselle Panache

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For I cannot think that GOD Almighty ever made them [women] so delicate, so glorious creatures; and furnished them with such charms, so agreeable and so delightful to mankind; with souls capable of the same accomplishments with men: and all, to be only Stewards of our Houses, Cooks, and Slaves.

DANIEL DEFOE, The Education of Women

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What happens is that, as with drugs, he needs a stronger shot each time, and women are just women. The consumption of one woman is the consumption of all. You can't double the dose.

IAN FLEMING, attributed, The Life of Ian Fleming

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Don't wait for the good woman. She doesn't exist.

CHARLES BUKOWSKI, letter to Steve Richmond, November 1971

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I think women dwell quite a bit on the duress under which they work, on how hard it is just to do it at all. We are traditionally rather proud of ourselves for having slipped creative work in there between the domestic chores and obligations. I'm not sure we deserve such big A-pluses for all that.

TONI MORRISON, Newsweek, March 30, 1981

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Lone women, like to empty houses, perish.

CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE, Hero and Leander

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In Hollywood, the women are all peaches. It makes one long for an apple occasionally.

W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM, attributed, Great Hollywood Wit

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It is possible, reading standard histories, to forget half the population of the country. The explorers were men, the landholders and merchants men, the political leaders men, the military figures men. The very invisibility of women, the overlooking of women, is a sign of their submerged status.

HOWARD ZINN, A People's History of the United States

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Of all things upon earth that bleed and grow,
A herb most bruised is woman.

EURIPIDES, Medea

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The sexual life of adult women is a "dark continent" for psychology.

SIGMUND FREUD, The Question of Lay Analysis

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Woman's mind
Oft' shifts her passions, like th'inconstant wind;
Sudden she rages, like the troubled main,
Now sinks the storm, and all is calm again.

JOHN GAY, Dione

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As all-consuming as a young girl's fancies were ... a woman's desires could be twice as dangerous.

TERESA MEDEIROS, The Vampire Who Loved Me

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A woman calls it giving you a piece of her mind, but our experience has been that she generally winds up by giving you the whole dad-burned thing.

ROBERT ELLIOTT GONZALES, Poems and Paragraphs

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There are some women that don't do it for some men. That's why they turn out so many models.

JOHN UPDIKE, Rabbit is Rich

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The really clever thing, in affairs of this sort, is not to win a woman already desired by everyone, but to discover such a prize while she is still unknown.

CESARE PAVESE, This Business of Living, October 7, 1940

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