Quotes: woman

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  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    A man says what he knows, a woman says what will please.
  • Christopher Morley
    Christopher Morley
    American Novelist, Journalist, Poet 1890-1957
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    A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    A man who marries a woman to educate her falls a victim to the same fallacy as the woman who marries a man to reform him.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
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    A wit should no more be sincere, than a woman constant; one argues a decay of parts, as to other of beauty.
  • Edna Ferber
    Edna Ferber
    American writer 1887-1968
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    A woman can look both moral and exciting - if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle.
  • Mae West
    Mae West
    American actress 1892-1980
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    A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for a good one.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    A woman simply is, but a man must become. Masculinity is risky and elusive. It is achieved by a revolt from woman, and it is confirmed only by other men. Manhood coerced into sensitivity is no manhood at all.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
  • Booth Tarkington
    Booth Tarkington
    American novelist and dramatist 1869-1946
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    An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.
  • Isadora Duncan
    Isadora Duncan
    American Dancer 1878-1927
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    Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.