Quotes: woman

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  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Man is always looking for someone to boast to; woman is always looking for a shoulder to put her head on.
  • Mme de Stael
    Mme de Stael
    French-Swiss writer 1766-1817
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    The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
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    Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?
  • William M. Thackeray
    William M. Thackeray
    British writer 1811-1863
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    'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
  • Sir James Matthew Barrie
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
    British playwright 1860-1937
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    .. it's a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have.
  • Baltasar Gracián
    Baltasar Gracián
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
  • 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
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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.
  • 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.
  • Anna Held
    Anna Held
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    A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet.
  • 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.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    A woman who is denied an education is denied equality.